Lord and Lady Bracknell at Home
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to develop a deeper understanding of the character of Lady Bracknell, the humor of Wilde's writing, and the gender dynamics of the play.
Common Core Standards:
Lord Bracknell is a critical unseen character in The Importance of Being Earnest. He is spoken of often by his wife and daughter, allowing the audience to develop a fairly robust understanding of his character and his relationship with the women in his life even though he never appears onstage.
Lead the class in a group discussion about what we...
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