Dynamic Characters In The Importance Of Being Earnest

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Behind every great story there is always a well written plot and even greater characters. The Importance of Being Earnest is filled with dynamic characters that add intensity and symbolism to the plot. Without characters such as Gwendolen, Cecily, and Lady Bracknell, the twist and turns of the play would not have been possible. All characters in a play are important, but there is always a main character or protagonist that the story could not exist without. This play has two important protagonist, John “Jack” Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff. Algernon and Jack not only have character traits in common but their actions and what they symbolized are very similar also.

Algernon was born into a wealthy family and lived a lavish lifestyle. He was
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