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The importance of being earnest

a reader"s companion

by Peter Raby

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Published by Twayne Publishers, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 107-111) and index.

    StatementPeter Raby.
    SeriesTwayne"s masterwork studies ;, no. 144
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5818.I45 R33 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 117 p. :
    Number of Pages117
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1108615M
    ISBN 100805785876, 0805785884
    LC Control Number94033949

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    A Teacher’s Guide to The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays by Oscar Wilde 3 INTRODUCTION Often categorized as a comedy of manners or satirical farce, ˜e Importance of Being Ear- nest, creates a world that inverts reality— where serious themes, such as marriage and. The Importance of Being Earnest is a capital-C Comedy. It ends happily, resolving any tensions in such a way that all the characters get what they desire. This means that all secret identities are revealed and all the couples can get married in a socially acceptable way.

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Jack Worthing and Mr. Algernon Moncrieff who find themselves to be similarly engaged in the art of creating a pretend character who frequently needs their attention and calls them from home/5. The Importance of Being Earnest is a play by Oscar Wilde that was first published in Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.

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I’m well aware that ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ is actually a play, not a book, but it is still an adaptation nonetheless. The play was first copyrighted inso almost years ago. The film adaptation that I watched was released in Aug 26,  · The Importance of Being Earnest.

A Trivial Comedy for Serious People. Oscar Wilde. 5 (3 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can 5/5(3). About The Importance of Being Earnest. Oscar Wilde created his final and most lasting play, comic masterpieces of all time, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, in Considered one of the greatest THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST is a farce, playing with love, religion, and truth as it tells the tale of two men.

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST ACT I. Scene: Morning-room in ALGERNON'S flat in Half Moon Street The room is luxuriously and artistically furnished.

The sound of a piano is heard in the adjoining room. LANE is arranging afternoon tea on the table, and after the music has ceased, ALGERNON enters. ALGERNON. Oscar Wilde's madcap farce about mistaken identities, secret engagements, and lovers' entanglements still delights readers more than a century after its publication and premiere performance.

The rapid-fire wit and eccentric characters of The Importance of Being Earnest have made it a mainstay of the high school curriculum for decades. Subtitled “A Trivial Comedy for Serious People,” Wilde’s play is a brilliantly satirical comedy of manners, sending up the absurdity of Victorian social mores and cleverly critiquing the conventions of love and marriage.

The tale of two gentlemen who adopt fictitious identities in order to woo the objects of their affections is Wilde’s most beloved work, considered to be one of the 4/5().

"The Importance of Being Earnest" is set among the upper class, making fun of their excesses and absurdities while imbuing them with witty banter providing a constant stream of epigrams.

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