Flashcards in IOBE Quotes Deck (10)
'The truth is rarely pure and never simple'
Themes: Deception, Disguise, Foreshadowing
'All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does, and that is his.'
Themes: Gender, Age,
'If I am occasionally a little over-dressed, I make up for it by always being immensely over-educated.'
Themes: Role of the Dandy,
'I hope you have not been living a double life, pretending to be wicked and being good all the time. That would be hypocrisy'
Themes: Irony, Disguise, Deception, Inverted Expectation
'I hate people who are not serious about meals. It is so shallow of them.'
Themes: Absurdity, Role of the Dandy, Fickleness,
'In matters of grave importance, style, not sincerity, is the vital thing.'
Themes: Role of the Dandy, Comic Inversion,
'Never speak disrespectfully of society, Algernon. only people who can't get into it do that.'
- Lady Bracknell
Themes: Social Satire, Comedy of Manners,
'I am sick to death of cleverness. Everybody is clever nowadays.'
Themes: Representations of Ordinary People, Social Satire
'She is a monster, without being a myth, which is rather unfair.'
Themes: Lady Bracknell,