EMPATHETIC WRITING1Paragraph for analysis CECIL GRAHAM. Now, my dear Tuppy, don't be led astray into the paths of virtue. Reformed,you would be perfectly tedious. That is the worst of women. They always want one to be good.And if we are good, when they meet us, they don't love us at all. They like to find us quiteirretrievably bad, and to leave us quite unattractively good.LORD DARLINGTON. [Rising from R. table, where he has been writing letters.] They alwaysdo find us bad!DUMBY. I don't think we are bad. I think we are all good, except Tuppy.LORD DARLINGTON. No, we are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. [Sitsdown at C. table.]DUMBY. We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars? Upon my word, youare very romantic to-night, Darlington.CECIL GRAHAM. Too romantic! You must be in love. Who is the girl?LORD DARLINGTON. The woman I love is not free, or thinks she isn't. [Glances instinctivelyat LORD WINDERMERE while he speaks.] Oscar Wilde,Lady Windermere’s FanAnalysisThe speaker Lord Darlington confesses his love to Lady Windermere, a married woman, on theterrace of a ballroom.
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