Discuss the theme of relationships/marriage in the play.

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In Lady Windermere fan,  marriage is perceived from more than one perspective.  Lady Windermere and Lord Windermere are a young, aristocratic and rich couple who presumably married for love and not for the sake of securing rank, fortunes, or social standing. The typical Victorian marriage was expected to be superficial, if not beneficial for all parties involved. Yet, women would still be considered second class citizens and men took the lead in most everything.

As far as traditionalism, we see from the Duchess of Berwick that Lord Windermere had been giving money to a certain Mrs. Erlynne. The Duchess conveys this...

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