The Killer Angels

The Importance of Being Earnest – Character List

id=”John (Jack/Ernest) Worthing, J.P.”> John (Jack/Ernest) Worthing, J.P. – The play’s protagonist. Jack Worthing is a seemingly responsible and respectable young man who leads a double life. In Hertfordshire, where he has a country estate, Jack is known as Jack. In London he is known as Ernest. As a baby, Jack was discovered in a handbag in …

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The Importance of Being Earnest – Algernon Moncrieff

Algernon, the play’s secondary hero, is closer to the figure of the dandy than any other character in the play. A charming, idle, decorative bachelor, Algernon is brilliant, witty, selfish, amoral, and given to making delightful paradoxical and epigrammatic pronouncements that either make no sense at all or touch on something profound. Like Jack, Algernon …

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