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An Ideal Husband

An Ideal Husband


by Oscar Wilde

An Ideal Husband: They Exist? True or False

1. What blackmail does Mrs. Chevely have over Sir Robert? -> Knowledge of his corrupt rise to power
2. How is Sir Robert caught between a rock and a hard place? -> If he changes his political position, he loses his wife. If he doesn't he gets exposed. And probably loses his wife too.
3. How does Sir Robert defend his dishonesty? -> He says that no man can be perfect.
4. What's the deal with the brooch? -> Mrs. Cheveley stole it.
5. What does Lady Chiltern do with Sir Robert's letter rejecting the appointment? -> Tears it up.