Metatheatricality in “The Importance of Being Earnest”

The Importance of Metatheatricality The metatheatricality of The Importance of Being Earnest constantly establishes and tests the societal norms of Victorian England. Oscar Wilde’s hides societal satire beneath an aesthetic façade characterized by hilarity and romance. In this theatrical piece, Wilde’s witty and vivid characters push their assigned roles in a manner reminiscent of hisContinue reading “Metatheatricality in “The Importance of Being Earnest””

Living Earnestly

“I don’t play accurately–any one can play accurately–but I play with wonderful expression. As far as the piano is concerned, sentiment is my forte. I keep science for Life.” – Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest I don’t consider The Importance of Being Earnest to be a mirror of my life in any way,Continue reading “Living Earnestly”