The Importance of Being Earnest

Read this excerpt from The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde and complete the sentences that follow.

JACK: Gwendolen, will you marry me? (Goes on his knees.)

GWENDOLEN: Of course I will, darling. How long you have been about it! I am afraid you have had very little experience in how to propose.

JACK: My own one, I have never loved any one in the world but you.

GWENDOLEN: Yes, but men often propose for practice. I know my brother Gerald does. All my girl-friends tell me so. What wonderfully blue eyes you have, Ernest! They are quite, quite, blue. I hope you will always look at me just like that, especially when there are other people present.

Gwendolen portrays Victorian qualities of being serious sophisticated enthusiastic superficial excited . Gwendolen's lines imply that her brother is

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Gwendolen is enthusiastic.

Her lines imply that her brother is superficial.