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What is Oscar Wilde's attitude towards Socialism and the lower class in "The Importance of Being Earnest"? What is Oscar Wilde's attitude towards Socialism and the lower class in "The Importance of Being Earnest"?

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Well, I don't necessarily think this play is directly satirising the lower classes or Socialism, but there is one main quote that addresses the lower classes in Act I of this hilarious play, which comes from Algernon and seems to prevent an inversion of the class system. Note what he...

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