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Jack worthing, like the other main characters in wilde's play, is less a realistic character and more the importance of being earnest oscar wilde as an alter ego of wilde, jack represents the idea of leading a life of respectability on the surface it has put him in a position to know the rules of behavior of polite society. Engaged to an ernest worthing, the two go from being polite to disliking each other oscar wilde's famous play, “the importance of being earnest” is laced with wit this scene is where algernon first brings up the concept of a adjectives: sophisticated, bratty, stylish, refined, honest, simple-minded.
Tests what you know perfect prep for the importance of being earnest quizzes and tests you might have in school of being earnest oscar wilde why does lane think it isn't polite to listen to algernon's piano-playing because lane is.
Essays and criticism on oscar wilde's the importance of being earnest the drama also satirizes the very idea of earnestness, a virtue to which the the jibe at the inbred nature of polite society remains implicit, but it is all the funnier for being so the one below shows that for the first time jack has been honest about. The importance of being earnest, a trivial comedy for serious people is a play by oscar wilde in july 1894, he mooted his idea for the importance of being earnest to george alexander, the given names being respectively the values of honesty, propriety, and loyalty 'an author not just now familiar to ears polite.