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The Importance of Being Earnest Questions. Please help!

Please choose one of these questions to help me respond to!


a. Explain the significance of the full title of the play: The Importance of Being Earnest (A Trivial Comedy for Serious People). Discuss the meaning of the wordearnest and the name Ernest as well as how Wilde communicates his message regarding trivial and serious matters. Use examples from the play.

b. How is the consumption of food used as a symbol in the play? What does food stand for in the play? How does Oscar Wilde use symbolism in his social commentary? Use examples from the play to support your answer.

I'm so very confused and I need some help as soon as possible!

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I choose B. will you help..?

Thanks.

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