Lady Windermere's Fan Discussion Questions

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Explore and discuss the role of wit in Lady Windemere's Fan. Is it necessary to the play's meaning? Why or why not?

Is Mrs. Erlynne a "good woman?" Support your answer with evidence of her deeds and words.

Research the genre of "comedy of manners." What are the characteristics of such a play? Can you think of a recent play or movie in that genre?

Could such a situation as that in Lady Windemere 's Fan happen today? Write an essay describing what you would change to make the situation more modern.

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