I chose the play The Importance of Being Ernest by Oscar Wilde to read and respond to for Theatre Appreciation class. I chose this particular piece for a few reasons, one being that I am familiar with the piece and two being that I see how this piece relates to today's society.
The theme of the play seems very cut and dry to me but it may not be to others. All of the male
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can be relevant to a historical society as well as the one of today. The people of today have the inner need to lie and create this god-like image of self that hides the beautiful person they are inside. We also narrow our choices in deciding not to talk to a certain "type" of person. In reality we maybe missing out on a truly great person and could pass up the opportunity of a lifetime.