The Way of the World

The Way of the World

by

William Congreve

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The Way of the World Symbols

Masks

Throughout much of the Restoration period, masks were often considered part of a fashionable ensemble for ladies and gentlemen attending evening theatre performances. In many early Restoration plays, masks symbolize flirtatious behavior and covert love… (read full symbol analysis)