Characters

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Jack Worthing

  • A young gentleman from the country, in love with Gwendolen Fairfax.

Algernon Moncrieff

  • A young gentleman from London, the nephew of Lady Bracknell, in love with Cecily Cardew.

Gwendolen Fairfax

  • A young lady, loved by Jack Worthing.

Lady Bracknell

  • A society lady, Gwendolen’s mother.

Cecily Cardew

  • A young lady, the ward of Jack Worthing.

Miss Prism

  • Cecily’s governess

The Reverend Canon Chasuble

  • The priest of Jack’s parish

Lane

  • Algernon’s butler

Merriman

  • Jack’s servant

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