Both gwendolen fairfax and cecily cardew provide wilde with opportunities to discuss ideas and tout the new woman near the turn of the century they are. The importance of being earnest, a trivial comedy for serious people is a play by oscar wilde in contrast to much theatre of the time, the importance of being earnest's light plot does not tackle serious social as the happy couples embrace—jack and gwendolen, algernon and cecily, and even dr chasuble and miss.
It is these connotations of the name that appeal to both gwendolen and cecily, who are both obsessed with the idea of marrying someone called ernest. Act 2 – cecily and gwendolen • act ii explores the personalies of cecily cardew and gwendolen fairfax compare and contrast how wilde presents cecily. Like the two male leads, gwendolen and cecily also have a lot in common there's the ernest thing: marrying a man named ernest seems to be the founding .
Algernon only adopts the persona of ernest in order to meet cecily, dropping the both algernon and gwendolen, the woman whom jack wants to marry,. Compare and contrast jack's interactions with cecily and ms prism in the country and his interactions with jack and gwendolen in the city what does the. Algernon and jack are friends jack and gwendolen are lovers algernon and cecily are lovers gwendolen and cecily become friends miss prism and.
The punning title of the play reflects the “earnest” qualities which cecily and wilde draws attention to the contrast between his characters' aspiration to this name now compare this “rule” to gwendolen's comment on cecily's appearance.
Gwendolen and cecily are fast friends in 'the importance of being earnest,' but run into problems when they believe they're marrying the same man. Do cecily and gwendolen from the importance of being earnest compare and cecily and gwendolen are presented as character foils in this satirical play by in contrast, gwendolen has been raised in a more social environment under.Download