“Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.”
“I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.”
Tags » The Picture Of Dorian Gray
Currently I’m up to chapter 5, and so far…this is what I expected from Wilde. The other stories written by Wilde (The Happy Prince & The Decay of Lying) encompasses both fantasy and realism…I love his use of imagery especially in The Decay of Lying. Great read!!!
Set in the nineteenth century, the Picture of Dorian Gray takes us into the life of the ever youthful Dorian Gray, our main character, and his plunge into the depths of ignorance, indulgence, corruption and murder as the picture painted for him reveals his fate through a ghastly transformation. 918 more words