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The Way of the World | Study Guide

William Congreve

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Overview

Author

William Congreve

First Performed

1700

Type

Play

Genre

Comedy

About the Title

The Way of the World is a quote from Act 5, Scene 13. The quote and title reference the way in which the play holds up a mirror to society. In particular, The Way of the World argues that money may be necessary for life, but excessive greed for it can destroy lives and relationships.

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