The Importance of Being Earnest Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

Act 1

* Jack Worthing - as Ernest - calls on Algernon Moncrieff.

* Jack explains the creation of his "brother" Ernest as an excuse to leave the country.

* Algernon explains his creation of an "invalid friend" Bunbury as an excuse to leave town.

* Lady Bracknell and Gwendolen call on Algernon, who says he must attend to his sick friend Bunbury that night.

* Jack - as Ernest - proposes to Gwendolen.

* Gwendolen agrees, but says she could only love him if his name were Ernest.

* Lady Bracknell insists on interviewing Jack before consenting to a marriage.

* Lady Bracknell refuses consent as Jack - being an orphan - has no known relations.

* Gwendolen proposes her love and takes Jack's address in the country.

* Jack intends to "kill" Ernest when he returns to the country, since his ward Cecily is growing enamored of him.

Act 2

* Miss Prism attempts to teach German to Cecily...

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