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1

'The truth is rarely pure and never simple'

- Algernon.
Themes: Deception, Disguise, Foreshadowing

2

'All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does, and that is his.'

-Algernon.
Themes: Gender, Age,

3

'If I am occasionally a little over-dressed, I make up for it by always being immensely over-educated.'

-Algernon.
Themes: Role of the Dandy,

4

'I hope you have not been living a double life, pretending to be wicked and being good all the time. That would be hypocrisy'

-Cecily.
Themes: Irony, Disguise, Deception, Inverted Expectation

5

'I hate people who are not serious about meals. It is so shallow of them.'

-Algernon.
Themes: Absurdity, Role of the Dandy, Fickleness,

6

'In matters of grave importance, style, not sincerity, is the vital thing.'

Themes: Role of the Dandy, Comic Inversion,

7

'Never speak disrespectfully of society, Algernon. only people who can't get into it do that.'

- Lady Bracknell
Themes: Social Satire, Comedy of Manners,

8

'I am sick to death of cleverness. Everybody is clever nowadays.'

-Jack
Themes: Representations of Ordinary People, Social Satire

9

'She is a monster, without being a myth, which is rather unfair.'

- Jack
Themes: Lady Bracknell,

10

'Even before I met you I was far from indifferent to you.'

- Gwendolen
Themes: Love and Romance, Absurdity,