The Question and Answer section for An Ideal Husband is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The play opens at a party at Sir Robert Chiltern's house in Grosvenor Square, London. The party exemplifies much of the play's tendency towards quick and witty conversation. The Chiltern home is regal and their guests are impeccably dressed. Much...
Politics meant personal gain to Mrs. Chevely. She was manipulative, dishonest, and interested in no one but herself.
The significance of the title is that there are no "ideal husbands." An ideal husband simply doesn't exist, and women always seem to idealize what their husbands are not.