The Importance Of Being Earnest Character Analysis

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“The truth is rarely pure and never simple” (Wilde 1738). There are people in this world who fabricate on their lifestyle just to please others or themselves. However, those tales will catch up to your live and leaving you with question existing. However, the truth will always revel itself sooner than later. In the play, Oscar Wide reveals that it is difficult to tell the truth even if try to, because the truth will never be so simple. Once all of the lies been told who would believe the truth.
Oscar Wilde wrote comedy melodrama play “The Importance of Being Earnest” which is his perception of the rigid Victorian social norms and values. Also the word “Earnest” plays a significant role in the play. According to Brigitte Bastiat, Oscar Wilde uses his characters to express’s his deviance of the Victorian social norms, such as marriage, hereditary privileges, sexual roles and language (Basstiat). The main characters are Jack Worthy (Ernest), Algernon Moncrieff, Lady Augusta Bracknell, Gwendolen Fairfax, Cecily Cardew, Rev. Chasuble and Miss Prism. These characters represent the social class system during the Victorian age. According to the Victorian, wealth determines the marriage status. Marriage is the leading importance in “The Important of Being Earnest, in the first act, Algernon and Lane are talking about marriage. Secondly, a person is holding a
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While the women domesticate the men makes the political decisions for their family. The men are valued for theirs educated judgment for their home as for women, they are valued for the beauty. In “The Importance of Being Earnest” Oscar Wilde raise the bar of the sex roles in Victorian society. Lady Augusta Bracknell portrays as a “father figure”. She questions Cecily and Jack what are their worthies for Algernon and Gwendolen. Also Oscar Wilde challenges the female and males roles. Jack and Algernon can be irresponsible and bad decision

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