The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays (Oxford World's Classics)的书评 (5)

白小航 2009-11-12 10:38:59 Prestwick House Inc.版

Review on The Importance of Being Earnest


The Importance of Being Earnest is to a great extent a social critique, on which, although Oscar Wilde insisted a triviality. A good deal of typical Wildean epigrams in the play are strong evidences to Wilde’s satire and criticism on hypocrisy of the late-...  (展开)
李白🐰 2012-04-16 18:49:30 Prestwick House Inc.版

The Importance of Being Symmetrically Ironic

The balance of the piece is astounding. Characters developing, setting construction and plot unfolding, all of which present the perfect juxtapositions of two ends of everything: affluence and scarcity, wittiness and dullness, embrace and hostility, and of ...  (展开)
Antonio 2008-01-13 23:51:59 Prestwick House Inc.版


王尔德算不上一个好的剧作家,恩。比如这部the importance of being earnest,无论男女、老少、主仆,十来号人说起话来都是一个调调,我晕~~ 一样伶牙俐齿,玩世不恭,每个人的嘴里都时不时冒出几句王氏招牌悖论,害得我老觉得是王尔德一人分饰多角自言自语了三幕!自负机智诙...  (展开)
Alois丬 2013-12-30 12:55:02 Prestwick House Inc.版


【Spoilers Alert】 Jack Worthing - used as an instrument to represent the upperclass ideals of duty and responsibility. However lives a double life in the city as Ernest to escape from his duties, which reveals the hypocrisy of upperclass Victorians. Alger...  (展开)
Loveisland Cat 2008-11-13 01:12:35 Penguin Classics2001版

He's got the right baby and he just put it in the wrong handbag.

As a treasure in literature, this play has enduring attractions. It’s a topic of interest among critics. As far as this play is concerned, sociological perspective is efficient, for there are many coincidences between the author’s life and the characters...  (展开)

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