The Man of Mode

The Man of Mode Imagery


Etherege has several characters vividly describe Harriet's beautiful hair, figure, eyes, and mouth.

Sir Fopling

Sir Fopling is described as being excessively concerned with his hair, clothing, and deportment. His actions are also memorable -- namely, his dancing, his bombastic singing, and his attempts to flirt and command a crowd.

Emilia and Young Bellair's wedding

It is a memorable scene when the parson emerges, Young Bellair and Emilia kneel before his father, and Lady Townley triumphantly announces the young people are married.

The flambeaux

It is a hilarious image of Sir Fopling commanding the flambeaux be lit before the group as they leave, even though it is bright daylight.