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

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  1. English

    1. What state of mind is not associated with theater of the absurd? ~anxiety ~contentment ~wonder 2. Which of the following words is the best synonym for effrontery? ~confidence ~obedience ~shame 3. In "The Importance of Being Earnest,"how does Algernon

  2. English

    1. George Bernard Shaw criticized The Importance of Being Earnest for A.)being too long. B.)not being funny. C.)not having real substance. 2. Choose the word below that best completes the sentence: He’s incredibly ___________; he just can’t make up his

  3. Math

    Jack broke apart 5 x 216 as (5 x 200) + (5 x 16)to multiply mentally.What strategy did Jack use

  4. Physics

    A jack exerts a vertical force of 4.5 x 10^ 3 newtons to raise a car 0.25 meter. How much work is done by the jack?

  5. statistic

    For each of the following, assume you are working with a standard deck of 52 cards. There are 13 cards (2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10, jack, queen, king and Ace) in each of four suits (Clubs, Diamonds, Hearts, and Spades). a. What is P(Club) when drawing one card? b.

  6. Language Arts

    I have 6 questions but the story "the importance of being earnest" Act 1, Sence 1 1.which sentence best reveals the theme of this passage? A: "more than half of modern culture depends on what one shouldn't read." B: "the truth is rarely pure and never

  7. English

    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

  8. History

    What effect did the space race have on American public education during the middle of the 20th century? A. It placed increased importance on graduating as many students as possible. B.It put increased importance on foreign languages, specifically Russian.

  9. Language Arts

    In The Importance of Being Earnest, Jack and Algernon clearly have a preoccupation with food. 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

  10. english

    What elements of the Restoration comedy are seen in The Importance of Being Earnest? (5 points)

  11. English

    23. Choose one of the following questions to respond to. Your response should be at least two paragraphs long. Respond in a well-organized essay written in complete sentences. a. Explain the significance of the full title of the play: The Importance of

  12. english

    A question that is asked based on the information in Teach Every Child About Food is “Why do we need to teach our children about food?” How does Jamie Oliver effectively answer this question using persuasion? Teach Every Child About Food a. by stating

  13. English

    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

  14. english

    This is from "the Importance of Being Earnest" please help thank you. Match the character from the Importance of Being Earnest to his or her quote. a. Algernon b. Cecily c. Gwendolen d. Jack e. Lady Bracknell f. Miss Prism 1. "from the moment I saw you I

  15. English

    In The Importance of Being Earnest, Jack and Algernon clearly have a preoccupation with food. 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

  16. English

    1. My favorite food is noodle. 2. My favorite food is a noodle. 3. My favorite food is noodles. (Which one is right?) 4. My favorite food is ramen. 5. I ate two ramens yesterday. 6. I bought three ramens at a supermarket. (Are they all grammatical? Can we

  17. ALGEBRA

    A single card is selected from an ordinary deck of cards. The sample space is shown in the following figure. Find the following probabilities. (Enter the answers either as fractions or as decimals rounded to three places.) P(five of clubs) = Incorrect:

  18. english essay, please help me to correct.

    can you help to correct my answer and english grammar. thank you so much. question below: 1. How does money is importance in our society right now? answer: The importance of money in our society right is more than anything else because everything is needed

  19. Chemistry

    Jack occasionally goes to work by bicycle where he exhales once per 3.00 sec. If in Jack’s every exhale is 4.50% CO2 (by volume), he exhales a total volume of 4.6 L each time, and it takes Jack 20.0 minutes to bike to work, how many grams of CO2 has he

  20. English

    7. In The Importance of Being Earnest, what leads Algernon to suspect that Ernest/jack is a Bunburyist? ~Algernon finds a handkerchief emboidered "Jack Worthing" in his friend's jacketpocket. ~Gwendolen tells him that his name is really Jack. ~He overhears

  21. LA

    In the play the importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde. How are the characters jack and lager in developed through the use of dialogue? How are these characters similar? How are they different?

  22. English

    What elements of the Restoration comedy are seen in The Importance of Being Earnest?

  23. Physics

    a scrow jack whose pitch is 2mm is used to raise a motor car of mass 900kg through a height of 200cm the length of the tommy bar of the jack is 40cm and if the jack is 60% efficience.calculate; (a)velocity ratio(b)machanical advantage(c)calculate the

  24. history

    A food surplus is a benefit of farming. Which of the following is a food surplus? A. when extra food spoils B. when people wait in line for food C. when families have extra food D. when not enough rain falls to grow food

  25. Language Arts

    In the play the importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde. How are the characters jack and lager in developed through the use of dialogue? How are these characters similar? How are they different?

  26. English

    In the Importance of Being Earnest, what is the function of the characters of Miss Prism and Chasuble? Respond in 3-5 sentences. Help please

  27. Physics

    a screw jack whose pitch is 3mm is used to lift a load of 400kg through a length of 14cm,the length bar of jack is 20cm.if the efficiency of the jack is 60% . calculate a.velocity ratio of the jack b.mechanical advantage of the jack c.effort required to

  28. English

    The conflict in the play, The Importance of Being Earnest, is strongly tied to the characters’ pursuit of pleasure, which is, according to Henry Popkin in the introduction to the text, Wilde’s favorite pattern. In two well developed paragraphs that

  29. Physics

    Which of the following is a chemical change that occurs to the food? A The reduction in size of food particles as food is chewed B The movement of food to the stomach after food is swallowed C The breakdown of molecules of food by enzymes and acid in the

  30. science

    Suppose an ideal car jack has an input work 2750 J. It lifts a car 0.35 meters in 8 seconds. a. What is the output work of the jack? b. How much power is required to lift the car? c. What is the efficiency of the jack? I can't give a answer because I am

  31. English, If anyone did this please help

    20. Briefly explain two ways the play is either reflective of the Victorian culture or shows the influence of Restoration comedy. Respond in complete sentences.Include SPECIFIC examples and details from the play in your responses for support! 21. Identify

  32. L.A.

    2.the most likely reason the author includes lines 17-25 is to A:Show how the main one another. B:provide an explanation of the values and rules that existed during the time in which the play is set. C:inform the audience of Jack's secret identity before

  33. Physics

    Jack is driving with a pail of water along a straight pathway at a steady 25 m/s when he passes Jill who is parked in her minivan waiting for him. When Jack is beside Jill, she begins accelerating at the rate of 4.0 × 10−3 m/s2 in the same direction

  34. English (Check Answers)

    8. Why does Gwendolen always travel with her diary? She believes people should always have something sensational to read on the train. She is hoping to write a three-volume novel based on her life. She wants to be ready if she has to prove an event took

  35. math

    One year ago Liz was three times as old as her brother Jack. In two years she’ll be only twice as old as Jack. How old are Liz and Jack now?

  36. English

    Which of the following is a technique of satire used by Wilde in The Importance of Being Earnest? A. giving information about his characters in a direct, straightforward way B. ridiculously exaggerating the importance people such as Gwendolen place on a

  37. English

    From the book The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, which sentence from the passage provides the best expression of the theme? A."It's perfectly easy to be cynical. " B. "... once a week is quite enough to dine with one's own relations." C." The

  38. English

    From the book The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, which sentence from the passage provides the best expression of the theme? A."It's perfectly easy to be cynical. " B. "... once a week is quite enough to dine with one's own relations." C." The

  39. AP ENGLish

    Many plays and novels use contrasting places (for example, two countries, two cities or towns, two houses, or the land and the sea) to represent opposed forces or ideas that are central to the meaning of the work. Explain this contrast within the play,

  40. English

    The conflict in the play, The Importance of Being Earnest, is strongly tied to the characters’ pursuit of pleasure, which is, according to Henry Popkin in the introduction to the text, Wilde’s favorite pattern. In TWO well-developed paragraphs that

  41. English

    10. How does Algernon find out where Jack’s house in the country is located? He eavesdrops on Jack.--Is this correct? He has Lane find out. He steals Jack’s mail. Jack tells him. 11. What is Bunburying? Making up a fake identity to avoid debt

  42. English

    The importance of being earnest play please help me 20. Briefly explain two ways the play is either reflective of the Victorian culture or shows the influence of Restoration comedy. Respond in complete sentences. 21. Identify and explain how symbolism is

  43. Language Arts

    The poem I'm reading is "The Importance of Being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde 1. Which sentence from the passage provides the best expression of the theme? a. "its perfectly easy to be cynical." b. "... once a week is quite enough to dine with one's own

  44. English

    Which of the following is a technique of satire used by Wilde in The Importance of Being Earnest? A. giving information about his characters in a direct, straightforward way B. ridiculously exaggerating the importance people such as Gwendolen place on a

  45. Algebra 1

    jack is taking his family to the fair. he plans to take $5 for each admission ticket plus $35 for food. Write an equation that models the amount of money jack takes to the fair.

  46. LA - 1 question

    From the book The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde Which sentence from the passage provides the best expression of the theme? A."It's perfectly easy to be cynical. " B. "... once a week is quite enough to dine with one's own relations." C." The

  47. science

    Suppose an ideal car jack has an input work 2750 J. It lifts a car 0.35 meters in 8 seconds. a. What is the output work of the jack? b. How much power is required to lift the car? c. What is the efficiency of the jack?

  48. Math

    During a 220 meter relay race, Jack begins at the starting line and runs for 4 minutes and then passes the baton to Jill. She runs for 3 minutes and finishes the race. If Jack can run 20 meters per minute faster than Jill, then what is Jack's rate of

  49. american government

    In the future, bureaucratic accountability is likely to a. decrease in importance because of increased gridlock between Congress and the president. b. maintain the same level of importance it has today. c. increase in importance because policy issues will

  50. English (Check Answers Please!)

    "The importance of being earnest" 8. Why does Gwendolen always travel with her diary? She believes people should always have something sensational to read on the train. She is hoping to write a three-volume novel based on her life. She wants to be ready if

  51. English

    The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. From Act I, Scene 1. how are the characters jack and algernon developed through the use of dialogue? how are these characters similar? how are they different? support your answer with evidence.

  52. Language arts help???????

    The main reason the author introduces the cigarette case is so that (1 point) Algernon can give it back to its rightful owner. Algernon can get the reward for the case’s return. Algernon can make sure Ernest is the best person to marry Gwendolen.

  53. AP English Literature

    This is from "The Importance of Being Earnest" This is from "The Importance of being Earnest" Wilde wants the reader to laugh at the attitudes, pretension, and behavior of almost everyone in the play, with perhaps one exception. Who? -John Worthing -Miss

  54. english

    how does rebellion and conformity play a role with mr. rotchester in "jane eyre" and jack in "the importance of being earnest"

  55. english

    how does rebellion and conformity play a role with mr. rotchester in "jane eyre" and jack in "the importance of being earnest" thank you

  56. Language Arts

    In the play the importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde. How are the characters jack and lager in developed through the use of dialogue? How are these characters similar? How are they different?

  57. Language arts

    The play is the importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde. How are the characters jack and lager in developed through the use of dialogue? How are these characters similar? How are they different?

  58. AP English Literature

    PLEASE HELP ME this is from "the importance of being earnest" In Act II, Miss Prism and Dr. Chasuble are introduced for the first time. Their relationship can be best described by all of the following EXCEPT: A subplot A serious criticism of education and

  59. Honors English

    Can somebody please let me know or show me a website that clarifies what the elements of the Restoration comedy are? Also how food consumption relates to the play "The Importance of Being Earnest"?

  60. Language Art's HELP ASAP!

    how are the characters jack and algernon developed through the use of dialogue

  61. british literature

    Summerize the denouement of THE IMPORTANCE of BEING EARNEST.

  62. la

    How are the characters Jack and Algernon developed through the use of dialogue? How are these characters similar? How are they different? Support your answer with evidence.

  63. language arts

    which sentence from the passage or story from the importance of being earnest provides the best expression of the theme

  64. English

    Which of the following is a technique of satire used by Wilde in The Importance of Being Earnest? A. giving information about his characters in a direct, straightforward way B. ridiculously exaggerating the importance people such as Gwendolen place on a

  65. english

    where in the book The Importance of Being Earnest does the author make fun of the victorian value of Social Responsibility?

  66. The Importance of Being Ernest

    Why does Ernest/Jack and Algernon both have fake characters? I just want to clarify my answer for my study guide since they are all written responses and have no multiple choice options so my answer is below. My answer: So they both have an opportunity to

  67. Language Arts

    ALGERNON Bring me that cigarette case Mr. Worthing left in the smoking-room the last time he dined here. LANE Yes, sir. [LANE goes out.] JACK Do you mean to say you have had my cigarette case all this time? I wish to goodness you had let me know. I have

  68. english

    (1) Jack had been without a car since Monday. (2) The car needed a new battery, and Jack was broke. (3) Although he was embarrassed, Jack called his mother. (4) He felt he had no choice. (5) Fortunately, his mom was happy to help out. (6) She said she had

  69. math

    A single card is selected from an ordinary deck of cards. The sample space is shown in the following figure. Find the following probabilities. (Enter the answers either as fractions or as decimals rounded to three places.) P(five of clubs) = 1 P(five) = 2

  70. English

    This question is about the book "The Importance of Being Earnest". Gwendolen’s father, Lord Bracknell, never appears in the play, yet Lady Bracknell mentions him often. What picture of his life and marriage do we get from the things she and Gwendolen say

  71. LA

    the passage is "the importance of being earnest" by oscare wilde. which statement best expresses a theme of the passage? a. some secrets are better left secrets b. rules change depending on the situation c. marriage changes people d. nothing seems as it is

  72. Englis

    Use a joining word to combine the simple sentences to make a compound sentence. 1/ Jack and the Beanstalk" is a fable. It is very famous. 2/ the beanstalk grew into the sky . Jack climbed it anyway. 3/ Jack climbed the beanstalk . He found a pot of gold.

  73. english

    (1) Jack had been without a car since Monday. (2) The car needed a new battery, and Jack was broke. (3) Although he was embarrassed, Jack called his mother. (4) He felt he had no choice. (5) Fortunately, his mom was happy to help out. (6) She said she had

  74. british literature

    Name the literary element in each quotation.Defend your answer using the definition of the element. 1-"A sudden little river crossed my path/As unexpected as a serpent comes" "Childe roland to the Dark Tower Came" 2-"if i promised,i believe/i should fret

  75. physics

    Jack is driving with a pail of water along a straight pathway at a steady 25 m/s when he passes Jill who is parked in her minivan waiting for him. When Jack is beside Jill, she begins accelerating at the rate of 4.0 × 10−3 m/s2 in the same direction

  76. Physics

    Jack is driving with a pail of water along a straight pathway at a steady 25 m/s when he passes Jill who is parked in her minivan waiting for him. When Jack is beside Jill, she begins accelerating at the rate of 4.0 × 10−3 m/s2 in the same direction

  77. English

    The conflict in the play, The Importance of Being Earnest, is strongly tied to the characters’ pursuit of pleasure, which is, according to Henry Popkin in the introduction to the text, Wilde’s favorite pattern. How do the characters’ pursuits of

  78. reposting english correction

    Hi, Writeacher this is my reposting from the Jack and the Beanstalk story. #1- Well in the beginning of the of the story he was a caring good boy. So, he was a good character. The only bad thing he did was stealing from the ogre. #2- In the beginning of

  79. science

    what is the importance of food?

  80. french

    could domeone check over my work to see if it makes sense are correct any error I might have? thank-you. Ses parents n'étaient pas heureux qu’il essayait d'agir comme un adulte. "Vous êtes seulement jeunes une fois" ils lui ont dit. Ses parents l'ont

  81. PHUSICS

    An old English nursery rhyme starts off "Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water". If the hill is 10 m high and Jack weighs 700 N, how much work in Joules did Jack need to do to get to the top of the hill?

  82. Math - age problem

    One year ago Liz was 3 times as old as her brother Jack. In two years she'll only be twice as old as Jack. How old are Liz and Jack now?

  83. us history

    how did england's preoccupation with its civil war affect the colonies?

  84. Physics

    A man uses a lever jack to lift a 2.00 × 10^3 kg car to change a tire. Each stroke of the jack lifts the car a distance of 5.00 × 10^(-3) m. The vertical displacement of the handle is 0.75 m for each stroke. How much total force does he use with each

  85. English

    The food tastes good. The food tastes so good. The food tastes rather good. The food tastes great. The food tastes wonderful. The food tastes sour/bitter/salty. The food tastes delicate. ------------------------ Do you have some other expression which

  86. english

    What is the difference between the movie and book for flower for Algernon?

  87. french

    I fixed the mistakes eariler but I have some questions: Sra: ***In the first sentence: n'étaient pas heureux qu’il essayait d'agir = do y ou want to use the Past Subjunctive after "n'étaient pas heureux qu'il...? In the first sentence i do want to use

  88. Algebra

    Jack and Jill regularly run around an 800-meter track, but Jack runs 2 m/s faster. If they start from the same point on this track, and run in the same direction, Jack will eventually pass Jill in 6 minutes and 40 seconds. What is Jill's speed?

  89. Physics

    Jack the Jaguar can run for only 1.0 min at 13.0m/s before he has to stop to rest, while Zeke the zebra can gallop at 7.25m/s for 5.0 min. 1. How long does Zeke actually have to run for to elude Jack? 2. Can Jack catch Zeke for lunch if they are initially

  90. physics 20

    Jack the Jaguar can run for only 1.0 min at 13.0m/s before he has to stop to rest, while Zeke the zebra can gallop at 7.25m/s for 5.0 min. How long does Zeke actually have to run for to elude Jack? Can Jack catch Zeke for lunch if they are initially 350m

  91. Physics

    Jack and Jill are skating. Jill has a mass of 50 kg, Jack has a mass of 80 kg. At t=0 seconds Jill starts skating across a 50 m diameter rink at a speed of 3 m/s. After 3 seconds Jack skates after her with a speed of 5 m/s. When they meet, Jack scoops up

  92. physics

    Jack, jill and spot go out for a picnic at the side of the river. jack takes spot for a jog. jack and spot are on the wast bank of the 30m wide river when jill is on the east side. the rivers current is 0.75m/s south. a) spot jumps into the river and swims

  93. physics 20

    Jack, jill and spot go out for a picnic at the side of the river. jack takes spot for a jog. jack and spot are on the wast bank of the 30m wide river when jill is on the east side. the rivers current is 0.75m/s south. a) spot jumps into the river and swims

  94. English Expressions

    Genetically engineered food 1. Do you agree or disagree with this statement: Genetically engineered food is not harmful at all. 2. Why do you think genetically engineered food is bad/good for health? 3. Have you ever eaten genetically engineered food? 4.

  95. Math

    Jack decides to ride the ferris wheel. He board at 1m and is the last person on the ride. The diameter of the wheel is 16m and it takes 8sec for one complete revolution. Find the equation that represents Jack's height in relation to time. Then use the

  96. teaching

    Suppose Jack says that if the temperature is below he won’t play tennis. Determine which of the following cases, if any, indicate that Jack did not tell the truth:

  97. english grammar checking

    Hi, I answered the questions I just need help to see if my grammar is proper :) 1- What kind of person is Jack in this story? #1- Jack was a brave and silly young man with a kind heart in this story. 2. Is Jack more or less likeable in this version? Why?

  98. English

    Lord of the Flies: Chapter 4 Reading and Study Guide I need helppp!!! 16. What does Raplh see in the distance? 17. What happened to the smoke on the mountain? How does Ralph react? 18. What does Jack return with? 19. What do the boys chant upon their

  99. Economics

    Please check and correct my answers. Thank you. Jack Benny can get blood from a stone. If he has x stones, the number of pints of blood he can extract from them is f(x) = 2x^(1/3). Stones cost Jack w dollars each. Jack can sell each pint of blood for p

  100. English

    I included the ones I was really unsure of. Hopefully were the others possible! 1)He also produced a series of plays, among which The Importance of Being Earnest (1895) which became his masterpiece. 2.His novel was accused of immorality whereas his play of

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