Since he loved her wife and had faith in her, he should tell her about his secret. However, if we try to analyze his situations, we can think that he was right about what he was doing.
As he loves her, he most of the time wanted to make her feel proud and happy. Therefore, he hides his secret to her and tried forget everything about his past, so that he can lead a beautiful life with his wife. The fact that he put his own reputation and his friendship in danger in order to help his friend gave us one proof of him being able to be qualified ideal.
Third, Lord Goring and Robert throughout the play show us what make them special5. As for Lord goring, he knew how to treat women with respect. He was also educated and successful in politic. Goring knew the value of friendship and was ready to sacrifice his honor to serve it.
The fact that he was able to turn Mrs. Cheverly blackmails against Robert into a positive outcome, and therefore save his friendship with Robert was a good thing. As for Robert, who was one of the major character of this play, could be also described as an ideal husband in the future. The reasons are, he was extremely intelligent, and he valued his couple first and was ready to do everything to save it, and is loyal. If a guy lies to me about the smallest things, imagine what other things he might be lying to me about.
Another very important requirement my ideal husband must meet is financial stability. Before if someone asks me to compare the importance of bread and love, I would say love is more important. But now, I think that bread is definitely more important than love. Set in the late nineteenth century, the play An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde epitomises comedy, as both a literary and dramatic genre. Wilde was masterful in his ability to combine aspects of evolved comedic traditions and dramatic conventions to critique Victorian society.
But I do believe the short story is the best medium in which to try. Seven pages is not much to invest. And, assuming you find yourself rewriting your attempt again and again, tenfold times, seventy pages is still less than a novel.
Although many female characters in "Great Expectations" do not fulfil their role to society as Victorian females, Dickens attempts to "mould" them into his perception of the ideal female.
Women who do not fulfil their gender role in Victorian society to support the make and family are often involved with violence to tame them. Estella is beaten by her husband Bently Drummle. A real husband would get jealous by this, and he would sell the car himself instead of sending his wife.
Not only that, but glorify how beautiful his wife is with or without makeup all the time, not just for a particular period. In April of that year, Wilde was arrested for 'gross indecency' and his name was publicly taken off the play. On April 6, soon after Wilde's arrest, the play moved to the Criterion Theatre where it ran from April The play was published in , although Wilde was not listed as the author.
This published version differs slightly from the performed play, for Wilde added many passages and cut others. Prominent additions included written stage directions and character descriptions. Wilde was a leader in the effort to make plays accessible to the reading public. In , he wrote a letter describing the process of writing An Ideal Husband, which was later published under the title De Profundis.
How to cite this page Choose cite format:. The fringe aesthetic movement, of which Wilde was a key member, was frequently satirised by the conventional press, therefore Wilde interrogates Victorian gender identity expectations. In April of that year, Wilde was arrested for 'gross indecency' and his name was publicly taken off the play. Cheveley is the antagonist in the play she blackmails Sir Robert and tries to destroy his marriage by digging up a secret in his past and ruining his political image Cheveley to hold great power over Sir Robert Chiltern.
Through his characterisation, it is evident that Lord Goring actively shapes his identity, however false. I will also mention the reasons and ways in which Oscar Wilde has managed to make them liked and disliked by the audience. Within these plays, Oscar Wilde frequently created a character to represent himself, usually a witty, slightly devious dandy who could be a direct voice for the playwright. Romance should never begin with sentiment.
The play asserts the notion that we, as humans, carve our own identity through conscious decision.
Out of all these many different themes that this play explores in society around the time of , the one that stood out to me the most and I found most striking was the theme of Femininity. As for Lord goring, he knew how to treat women with respect. In the play, Wilde also examines the problematic nature of marriage, and portrays it as corrupt and corrupting. This is because, he was afraid that this will create difficulties between his wife and him. Therefore, he hide his secret from his wife and was trying to lead his life having a great relationship with his wife by forgetting about his conceal past.
If a guy lies to me about the smallest things, imagine what other things he might be lying to me about. Sir Charles was the Liberal Party's Under-Secretary of Foreign Affairs from to and President of the Local Government Board from to , but his career suddenly ended in when his wife divorced him.