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In The Importance of Being Earnest, Jack and Algernon clearly have a preoccupation with food. In this lesson, you explored the deeper meaning of this preoccupation. Using what you learned in this lesson and what you have read in the text, discuss how food serves as a symbol for obedience to impulse and the pursuit of pleasure. How does this symbol help Oscar Wilde to comment on and satirize society?
Do not restrict your discussion to your reading for this lesson; include Acts I and II in your analysis and commentary.

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  1. That's your assignment. What don't you understand about these instructions?

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  2. ^ people like that piss me off. like why cant you be nice and help or just ignore it?

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  3. So in saying that people like that piss you off, you become one? Sure, I myself am now one as well, but at least I'll recognize that.

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