The Importance of Being Earnest

by: Oscar Wilde

Plot Overview Quiz

Further study Plot Overview Quiz

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In which two locales does the protagonist lead his dual lives as Jack and Ernest Worthing?

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What do Jack’s best friend, Algernon Montcrieff, and love interest, Gwendolen Fairfax, not know about him?

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What inspires Gwendolen’s confidence in Jack, leading her to accept his marriage proposal?

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Which two characters’ unexpected visits to Jack prompt the end of his fictional brother/alter ego?

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Aside from his relation to Lady Bracknell and Algernon, what does Jack learn in the play’s final act?