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Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People

The Importance of Being Earnest is a social comedy by Oscar Wilde. And, the play first appeared in 1895. The work satirizes Victorian manners--with light, witty lines.
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Importance of Being Earnest Questions for Study and Discussion
The Importance of Being Earnest is one of the greatest works by Oscar Wilde. Here are a few questions for study and discussion.

Importance of Being Earnest Study Guide
The Importance of Being Earnest is a play by Oscar Wilde. This popular and satirical play is widely studied, as it pokes fun at Victorian manners and foibles. Here's a study guide--with resources, questions, and other study tools.

The Importance of Being Earnest
The Importance of Being Earnest is Wilde's most well-known and best loved play, as well as being an enormous success in his lifetime. Read more about this comedy of manners, with this review.

The Importance of Being Earnest Quotes
Oscar Wilde created one of the most delightful and memorable social comedies, with The Importance of Being Earnest. It's a comedy of manners that satirizes Victorian manners and customs, but he does it with a light, witty style that's absolutely unforgettable. Here are a few quotes from The Importance of Being Earnest.

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