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Importance of Being Earnest - Alternative Interpretations

To achieve AO5 in the exam, you will need to include some alternative interpretations of the play. You can consider the queer and feminist readings, the time in which the play is performed, historical and social context and critical views (though Edexcel confirmed you do not need to name or quote any critics). 466 more words


Importance of Being Earnest - Characters

John ‘Jack’ Worthing

Jack Worthing, like other characters in the play, is less a realistic character and more an instrument for representing a set of ideas or attitudes. 1,599 more words


Importance of Being Earnest - Themes

Marriage and Courtship

Marriage and courtship was such an important aspect of Victorian lives. People married to gain respectability and maintain high social class and partners were often chosen by the parent. 2,196 more words


Importance of Being Earnest - Context

Oscar Wilde was born in Dublin on October 16, 1854. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin and Magdalen College, Oxford before settling in London. Wilde was married in 1884 to Constance Lloyd. 507 more words


History of Literature #84 - The Trials of Oscar Wilde

In February of 1895, the playwright Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) continued an astonishing run of theatrical success with the opening of his artistic masterpiece, The Importance of Being Earnest… 211 more words


The Modern Truth on Truth

The Modern Truth on Truth

In a world of skepticism and rationalism—the movements that rove over the European continent—are supposed to be earnest about our convictions? 436 more words


In the Library ... "The Importance of Being Earnest", by Oscar Wilde

On This Day …Born on October 16, 1854 in Dublin, Irish writer Oscar Wilde


Oscar Wilde (1854) Wilde was an Irish poet , novelist, and playwright who mocked… 67 more words

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