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The Importance of Being Earnest

What is the Importance of Being Earnest in Victorian Era?

Introduction In the Victorian Era, being earnest was viewed as the pinnacle of human societal achievement. Earnestness, defined most basically as being very serious, was a behavior or at least affect that plagued the Victorian era to a fault. As Oscar Wilde displayed in his theatrical evisceration of the value,...

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The Importance of Being Earnest

Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest may be the most pure example of a Victorian farce. To begin with, the chaos and the misunderstandings all are based on romantic pursuits and completely self-centered ambitions. From the opening, the absurd is the foundation; Jack leads a double life depending on...

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