Posted by Ken on June 17, 1998 at 12:33:53:
In response to Any final thoughts on Earnest..., written by Kate on June 17, 1998 at 11:38:42
] Is it a light weight frippery, or something more profound?
] Is there anything more than the surface trivialities and witticisms?
] Is Wilde saying something about the importance of honesty and sincerity (ernestness...)? or is he just laughing at the total insincerity of Society?
] any thoughts?
Yes, it reads more like Ionesco than anything else. One wonders if perhaps Ionesco hadn't this in mind when he wrote The Bald Soprano. . . .
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