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The Importance of Being Married

The Importance of Being Married

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Published by Random House Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780345507198
OCLC/WorldCa468809358

A summary of Part X (Section4) in Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Importance of Being Earnest and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as . Gemma Townley has done it again with The Importance of Being Married, crafting such an adorable read that I could not put it down.. Jessica Wild's mother lives in a nursing home. While there, she befriends another resident named Grace Hampton - and with Jessica's monthly visits, she befriended Grace, too.

Book reviews on The Importance of Being Aisling is a welcome return to the world of Aisling and friends, as she deals with some significant life changes and plenty of other challenges thrown at her. I don't want to give too much away, but there are some hilarious moments (as always with Aisling) and some slightly more /5(). were being made to protect it. Marriage is in great need of protection. Ten years ago, there was not a single nation in the world that allowed anything other than a union between a man and a woman. There are some people that just can’t be married to other people. You can’t marry your sister or your mother or your daughter.

Subtitled “A Trivial Comedy for Serious People,” Wilde’s play is a brilliantly satirical comedy of manners, sending up the absurdity of Victorian social mores and cleverly critiquing the conventions of love and marriage. The tale of two gentlemen who adopt fictitious identities in order to woo the objects of their affections is Wilde’s most beloved work, considered to be one 4/5().   Introduction. The concept of marriage has been given preeminence in Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest. Love is the thing that people of any social class aspire to, and marriage can be the logical consequence of the play, marriage is discussed in the context of plot progression and as a subject for theoretical assumption and discussion.


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The Importance of Being Married by The Importance of Being Married book Townley is the first in a 2-part series about Jessica Wild, a British advertising executive.

While visiting her grandmother in the nursing home, Jessica meets Grace, an old lady who just needs someone to talk to/5. The Importance of Being Married: A Novel (Jessica Wild Book 1) - Kindle edition by Townley, Gemma.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Importance of Being Married: A Novel (Jessica Wild Book 1).Reviews: "The Importance of Being Married" was a cute take-off on Oscar Wilde's farce "The Importance of Being Earnest." With any farce, you have to prepare to suspend your belief and be willing to accept the whole double-life-built-on-a-tissue-of-lies theme, so I enjoyed this book as a clever tale about a girl who invented a story about herself and then got so caught up in the details, she /5.

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Buy a cheap copy of The Importance of Being Married book by Gemma Townley. Jessica Wild isn’t big on commitment. But after inheriting millions from Grace, a sweet old lady she met in her grandmother’s nursing home, the /5(4).

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Under an assumed name he drank, F ve just been informed by my butler, an entire pint botde of my Perrier-Jouet, Brut, '89; a wine I was specially reserving for myself. A study of heart bypass patients showed better survival, over 15 years, among the happily married. But the flip side is also true.

But the flip side is also true. Being. The Importance of Being Earnest “The Importance of Being Earnest” is a play written by Oscar Wilde in the late s. The story takes place in late Victorian England, where two young gentlemen take on the same pseudonym “Earnest” in order to escape reality when needed and to satisfy their lovers.

Gemma Townley is the author of The Importance of Being Married, The Hopeless Romantic’s Handbook, Learning Curves, Little White Lies, and When in Rome.

She lives in London with her husband and son. Read more. Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. 4 out of 5. 7 customer ratings 4/5(7). The Importance of Being Monogamous provides a fascinating account of how, especially between andwhen patriotic British imperial fervour saw the dominant entrenchment of the new order, the complex social order based on aboriginal and.

The pursuit of marriage is a driving force behind much of the play’s action. Similar to many Victorian novels of the period, the play reads as a marriage plot, documenting the errors in social etiquette and romantic upheavals that come about as Jack and Algernon stumble towards the altar.

Jack pursues Gwendolen’s hand, while Algernon pursues Cecily. In The Importance of Being Earnest, conventional morality operates on two levels of hypocrisy. On one level is the portrait Algernon paints of what he sees as conventional married bliss, in which husband and wife appear faithful but either one or.

Title: The Importance Of Being Married: A Novel Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, 8 X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, 8 X X in Published: J Publisher: Random House Publishing Group Language: English.

The Importance of Being Married by Gemma Townley,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Importance of Being Married: Gemma Townley: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(K).

This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. There is only the slightest attempt at the sketching of character, while most of the personages are at best but caricatures; the Wilde's skill is brought to bear chiefly upon the.

In The Importance of Being Earnest, author Oscar Wilde criticizes the Victorian society. His characters represent the victorian era and have twisted views on issues regarding intense emotions such as love and marriage.

They do not fully appreciate these concepts and either disregard them or confuse them with emotions that lack depth. The first novel in Gemma Townley’s exciting new Wild trilogy, The Importance of Being Married introduces an irresistible heroine caught up in a scheme that could change her life forever.

“Gemma Townley writes with such charm and humor that it’s impossible not to get swept up in The Importance of Being Married. The Importance of Being Married Gemma Townley, Author. Ballantine $13 (p) ISBN and the second half of the book is eaten up by .Married people are both responsible for and responsible to another human being, and both halves of that dynamic lead the married to live more responsible, fruitful, and satisfying lives.

Marriage is a transformative act, changing the way two people look at each other, at the future, and at their roles in society.Get this from a library!

The importance of being married. [Gemma Townley] -- When an elderly woman unexpectedly leaves her a fortune, Jessica Wild, a young woman who does not believe in marriage or commitment, discovers that in order to get the money she must get her.