- Restoration Comedy
- Mirabell and Millamant are discussing their pre-nuptial agreements in relation to their imminent engagement.
- Both speak primarily in lengthy, uninterrupted dialogue which subverts traditional conventions as usually the male dominates the dialogue.
Millamant presented as assertive: "Nay, I'll never marry unless I am first made sure of my will and pleasure."
"Don't be so impertinent."
Congreve also uses satire through the charcater of Millamant- "as if we were proud of…