This week, we discuss two plays: Pygmalion and The Importance of Being Earnest.


This week, we discuss two plays: Pygmalion and The Importance of Being Earnest. Make sure to focus on both plays in your chosen discussion. You will be responsible for posting three times: submit your initial post before Thursday, and the other two responses to classmates by the end of the week. Choose one of the following for your initial post:
Class and Social Mobility: Both The Importance of Being Earnest and Pygmalion are set in a period of English history where social class is important. What issues about class do Wilde and Shaw raise in the play, and what do you think they are trying to say about those issues? Are their points the same? Give specific examples from each play to support your response, and be sure explain those examples.
Out of Time: Both The Importance of Being Earnest and Pygmalion are set in the early twentieth century. Are the issues that each play highlights still valid during the 21st century as well? You could discuss gender issues here as well. Give specific examples from each play to support your response, and be sure explain those examples.
here are the links to both plays https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoOjUMkRuQM


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