Dom Juan or The Feast with the Statue (Dom Juan ou le Festin de pierre) is a French play by Molière, based on the legend of Don Juan. Molière's characters Dom Juan and Sganarelle are the French counterparts to the Spanish Don Juan and Catalinón, characters who would later become familiar to opera goers as Don Giovanni and Leporello. "Dom Juan" is the last part in Molière's hypocrisy trilogy, which also includes The School for Wives and Tartuffe. It was first performed on February 15, 1660, in the Palais-Royal, with Molière playing the role of Sganarelle.
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... back off Introduction information gathering two by two example "Dom Juan by Molière" Using "human resources" the students in charge of the course ... Introducing the new content in the classroom (example "Molière's humor in Dom Juan") The teaching students introduce the new content in small portions to their peers (for example ... be played and memorized (for example the seduction of the peasant-maid by Don Juan) The teacher gives input of new ideas, and makes sure that there is adequate and successful scene-playing by the students In ...
... Dom Juan is essentially a Casanova ... Despite Sganarelle's indignation and warnings of Heaven's wrath, Dom Juan has left Elvire and now plans to ensnare the fiancée of a friend ... In order to do so, Dom Juan and Sganarelle get into a small boat on the same lake where his friend and the fiancée are going to go sailing ...
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“[Dom Juan] believes neither in Heaven, nor the saints, nor God, nor the Werewolf.”
—Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (16221673)
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—Laurence Stallings (18941968)