The Way of the World

The Way of the World: Theme

DeceptionDeception is portrayed in several ways, and comes, for example, when Waitwell disguises himself as Sir Rowland, in Fainall’s affair with Mrs Marwood and in Mirabell’s attempt to trick Lady Wishfort into allowing him to marry Millamant (which includes the plot of having Waitwell pretend to be his uncle).Dishonesty is rampant and it is the …

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