Jack’s extravagant mourning attire for a brother who is nonexistent and not even dead represents the extravagance of the dandy as well as duplicity.
Jack’s Mourning Clothes Symbol Timeline in The Importance of Being Earnest
The timeline below shows where the symbol Jack’s Mourning Clothes appears in The Importance of Being Earnest. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Act 2, Part 1
Act 2, Part 2