The Importance of Being Ernest
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Publish date: 1965
Edition language: English
After what feels like a millennium, I have read The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde and I totally get the hype now. Oscar Wilde's play focuses on two men who independently of the other have invented alternate personas that allow them to cut loose without (hopefully) any repercussions. One...
About every-other line is a quotable observation, a stab at societal mores, a joke, or all of the above. Algernon's being the most egregious. Prime case would be The truth is rarely pure and never simple. I had fun, and I reckon the rising level of ridiculous would be even better watching it p...
I can't believe I haven't read this before, ugh. I've heard of this play, of course, but I honestly didn't know anything about it before reading it, except that it was funny.I would love to see this performed because, as amusing as it was to read, I feel like actually seeing it acted out would be ev...
And I loved it.
This was a lot of fun! The full cast was awesome. I am really kind of surprised by how funny I thought it was.