Just finished this piece of work by Oscar Wilde…i must say it was an amazing thing to read. I got absolute entertainment from it which was much required at this point of time in my life. Set up in the English countryside and London partly, the story builds up on a lie, its consequences and finally ends up showing that the lie was the truth.
A character pretends all the while that he is Mr. Ernest while he is not and finally what is known that he was actually Mr. Ernest but he was ignorant of it all the while. Hence the title of the story :”The Impotance of Being Earnest” .The word earnest has been made use of beautifully here. There is also a lot of humor in the story and the fact that it is quite a short novel(it took me less than 2 hrs) makes it even more interesting to read.