Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest may be treated as a social document. Discuss.
In other words, the widespread publication of comedies of manners in the 19th century reflects a meta-cognitive preoccupation with the behaviors of people of that time, under specific circumstances. The treatment that the artists give these social dynamics, and the fact that such dynamics are being brought forward to the public, are the reason which make these literary works worthy of being studied as social documents.
Oscar Wilde wrote The Importance of Being Earnest , as well as many other works, with the purpose of...
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