Essays Tagged: "Cecily"

Wilde's Views on Women in The Importance of Being Earnest. This essay is my first draft on the topic of how women are viewed in this play.

ated, and some as dominating figures over the men in their lives. There is no sense of identity for Cecily and Gwendolen, the only woman within the play that clearly stands out is the Governess, Lady ... adictory. Lady Bracknell contradicts herself when she wonders about the possibility of Algernon and Cecily getting married and she does not agree with mercenary marriages, but she herself married into ...

(4 pages) 205 3 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Important of Being Ernest" by Oscar Wilde.

ernon, who started the whole story. Apart from that, other significant characters are Gwendolen and Cecily, who bond to Jack and Algernon, and there are Lady Bracknell and Miss Prism, two important ch ... l- I have ever met - since I met you." (pg 736). Algernon are love at first sight with Jack's ward, Cecily. It seems they are link to one another. As a result, both Jack and Algernon make a quick and ...

(4 pages) 79 0 2.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Characters,social commentary and message about society in Wilde's play "The Importance of Being Earnest"

t married. He feels it kills the romance andends in divorce. But once he learns about young, pretty Cecily, he wants to meet herand upon meeting her he is instantly in love and wants to marry. Does he ... id not need love to a love sickfool. His entire thinking of women and marriage changed upon meeting Cecily Cardew.John Worthing's character did grow some. He was a guy that almost lead a double lifean ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.2 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Importance Of Being Earnest

of the Manor House; also known as "Ernest" Celcily Cardew, Worthing's pretty young ward Miss Prism, Cecily's governess Algernon Moncrieff, Worthing's friend Lady Augusta Braknell, Algernon's aunt Gwen ... by Algernon's response: "I don't give my consent." Worthing, would first have to explain a certain "Cecily" in his life. As evidence of this relationship, he produced a cigarette case left behind by W ...

(7 pages) 18 0 3.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Oscar Wilde V/S "The Importance of Being Earnest"

much simpler language should be used.The following example (part of the hilarious dialogue between Cecily and Gwendolen in act two) will help as a demonstration of the lexical domain that Wilde prese ... in act two) will help as a demonstration of the lexical domain that Wilde presents us in this play.CECILY: Dearest Gwendolen, there is no reason why I should make a secret of it to you. Our little co ...

(5 pages) 36 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The importance of being earnes

wendolen Fairfax whom he adores greatly. Moreover, in Act 2 the audience sees Algernon proposing to Cecily Cardew: "I love you, Cecily. You will marry me, won't you?" However, it has always been Cecil ... they are actually brothers in the end: "I have a brother after all." Wilde also pairs Gwendolen and Cecily together. Both women find beauty in the name Ernest and claim it has always been their ideal ...

(6 pages) 15 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Essay on "the importance of being earnest

acknell reject Jack’s proposal uncompromisingly.In contrast, Lady Bracknell’s attitude to Cecily’s marriage is totally different from that to Jack, and the dialogue about Cecily’s ... to satirize materialistic marriage. As Lady Bracknell knows that Algernon is engaged to marry with Cecily, she laughs at Cecily, “Is Miss Cardew at all connected with any of the larger railway s ...

(5 pages) 30 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Relationships and Drama in Literature

lie about everything about their selves if that is what it takes. The two young women Gwendolyn and Cecily are both infatuated with the name and the idea that a person named this would indeed be earne ... ance of Being Earnest, Jack and Algernon are both dishonest in their quest to capture Gwendolyn and Cecily's hearts. The fact that both ladies want a man named Ernest lead the men to go as far as to t ...

(5 pages) 31 0 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing