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Which literary device is used in the title of Oscar Wilde's play The Importance of Being Earnest? hyperbole oxymoron pun simile metaphor

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Leamy614

It is a pun between being 'earnest', which means being honest and/or sincere, and Jack's 'little brother' Ernest. Do you see what I mean?Hope this helps!

rachelmulay

The correct answer would be C pun

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