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An Ideal Husband

An Ideal Husband

by Oscar Wilde

Phipps

Character Analysis

Phipps is Lord Goring's servant, adept at agreeing with his Master. Called the "ideal butler" because of his stoicism and discretion, Phipps also knows how to make a joke. Due to his wit and ability to keep things light, he is the perfect compliment to Lord Goring.

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