Well known for his witty dialogues and ironical scenarios, Oscar Wilde successfully blends together the arena of social satire and the institution of marriage in his play Lady Windermere’s Fan.
Set in Victorian England, the story revolves around the character of a highly moralistic woman, Lady Windermere who suspects her husband of having an affair with a woman named Mrs Erlynne. Her suspicions are confirmed when Lord Windermere invites her to his wife’s birthday ball and she ultimately decides to leave him for another lover. What follows is a series of hilarious situations that lead to the discovery of a secret that was not to be revealed to Lady Windermere who was considered an epitome of morality in the society of elites.
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