The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

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What, precisely, is a bunburyist? How are Algernon and Jack both bunburyists?

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"Bunburying" is practiced in The Importance of Being Earnest by both Jack (although initially unbeknownst to him) and Algernon, who actually coins the word in the play and later reveals that Jack exemplifies the term. The men go "bunburying" when they wish to avoid responsibilities but don't...

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