" The Importance of Being Earnest" is celebrated not only for the lighthearted ingenuity of its plot, but for its inspired dialogue, rich with scintillating epigrams still savored by all who enjoy artful conversation. From the play's effervescent beginnings in Algernon Moncrieff's London flat to its hilarious denouement in the drawing room of Jack Worthing's country manor in Hertfordshire, this comic masterpiece keeps audiences breathlessly anticipating a new bon mot or a fresh twist of plot moment to moment. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
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This is probably a good past time for adults and young adults, but me being a 12 year old it wasn't very interesting and the language was kind of hard to understand. I only downloaded this book because we had to read it in school, but I thought it was very cleverly written. Good job Oscar Wilde!!!
Slow starting through the first half and somewhat predictable but overall I found it to be light hearted and humorous. I enjoyed it. A nice read.
This is easily my favorite play. I love it! It makes me laugh with all the jokes pointed at the Victorian era.