Lady Bracknell is the most important character to portray the theme of double standards in Importance of Being Earnest.
The Importance of Being Earnest Characters: Jack Worthing, Algernon Moncrieff, Gwendoline, Cecily, Lady Bracknell, Miss Prism, Dr. Chasuble, Lane, Merriman
The main purpose of Oscar Wilde was to satirize the upper-class Victorian society. He has presented many other themes in “Importance of Being Earnest”.
Many incidents are there in “Importance of Being Earnest” which demonstrate that the play was written for social satire. Wilde tries to cover every aspect.
It is said that Oscar Wilde’s plays “are apparently light hearted, but they contain strong elements of serious feeling in their attack on a society whose code is intolerant, but whose intolerance hypocritical” Discuss
“Importance of being Earnest” is definitely a play in which Oscar Wilde shows the hypocrisy of Victorian Society. The writer, in hidden meanings, tries to show the absurd behavior of…
Comedy was a genre of drama, which was prominent at the time of presentation of “Importance of Being Earnest”. Oscar Wilde, with the mindset of comedy of merriment, has written…