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The Importance of Being Earnest, Revision Notes

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Table of Contents

Context 4

Summary 5

Characters 7

John (Jack/Ernest) Worthing, J.P. 7

Algernon Moncrieff 7

Gwendolen Fairfax 8

Cecily Cardew 8

Lady Bracknell 8

Miss Prism 8

Rev. Canon Chasuble, D.D. 8

Lane 8

Merriman 8

Themes and Symbols 8

Themes 8

Symbols 9

Important Quotations Explained 9


In many ways, The Importance of Being Earnest was an artistic breakthrough for Wilde, something between self-parody and a dece...

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