20 May, 2024

Gender Roles Within Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Ernest | An Academic Essay

Within the play The Importance of Being Ernest the male and female characters are fulfilling stereotypical Victorian-era gender roles superficially. Jack who is also known as Ernest in his second life portray bachelors who live the privileged life while Gwendolen is the prime example of “perfect” femininity. I will dissect the gender roles between men […]

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