The Importance of Being Earnest

The importance of being Earnest Act 1 questions

what could Algernon really be saying when he remarks that Gwendolen is "devoted to bread and butter"?

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This quote has a double meaning..... first..... Gwendolyn loves bread and butter. The sandwiches are for her mother. On the other hand..... Gwendolyn loves her bread and butter, as in being taken care of and those who take care of her (financially).