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The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest


by Oscar Wilde

The Importance of Being Earnest: You Don’t Know Jack True or False

1. What are Gwendolyn and Cecily obsessed with? -> The name Ernest
2. Why do Gwendolen and Cecily start fighting? -> Because they discuss it and agree that they are, in fact, ready to rumble
3. What changes Lady Bracknell’s attitude toward Cecily? -> She finds out that Cecily is very wealthy
4. What does Miss Prism confess that she unintentionally switched? -> A book and a baby
5. What does Jack find out about himself? -> His name really is Ernest