Saturday, March 16, 2019
General Structure of Comedy and the Importance of Being Earnest by Osca
General Structure of Comedy and the Importance of Being earnest by Oscar WildeGeneralStructure of Comedy* Things start out badly and end considerably* The deeper aim is broadly social the kingdom or other city space is at first badly ruled or in turmoil for some reason--perhaps the values and institutions of the citizens and/or rulers are in consider of some re-examination.* Next, the main characters leave (willingly or otherwise) the city setting and leading up in the countryside, in a pastoral setting. This setting allows for the inevitable re-examination of values and social roles.* Magical transformations of characters occur they are put in situations that could not occur in the city or the kingdom the woodland or countrysides magic opens up new possibilities to them.* After this reappraisal and allowance period has been completed, the main characters come together--the young by marriage, the foundational institution of the accomplished order and its only hope f or regeneration.* Finally, the characters return to the kingdom proper or are about to return when the play ends.Comedy of Manners This course of comedy is the one that best describesThe Importance of Being Earnest. English comedies destiny temperhthe relations and intrigues of men and women living in a polished and innovative society, relying for comic effect in great part on thewit and sparkle of the dialogue--often in the form of repartee, awitty conversational interchange which constitutes a kind of verbalfencing match--and to a lesser degree, on the ridiculous violations ofsocial conventions and decorum by stupid characters such aswould-be-wits, jealous husbands, and foppish dandies.The Impor... ...y ideal to love someone by the find out of Ernest.One view among critics is that Wilde is saying that marriage establish on syndicate by birthright is no less stupid that marriage based on somethingelse a baby cannot control say, his name.In the play many a(prenominal) other e xamples occur of things that cannot becontrolled but people act as if they could beSome aunts are tall, some aunts are not tall. That is surely a matterthat an aunt may be allowed to decide for herself.I think it is high time that Mr Bunbury made up his mind whether hewas to live or die.The play also trivialises other things, like religion, death, customsand manners, etc. For instance, when Algy tells his Aunt Augusta thathis friend Bunbury died when his doctors told him he could not by chance live, her only concern is that he acted under the propermedical advice of his physician.