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The Picture of Dorian Gray - Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray is one of Oscar Wilde’s only novels. It is a gothic novel which follows the character of Dorian Gray and his demise after he sells his soul to the devil for beauty. 475 more words

Character and Consequence: Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray

Character and Consequence: Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde writes, “Each of us has Heaven and Hell in him” (164). Writers showcase the darker aspects of humanity because it is both thrilling and educational. 971 more words

Book Reviews

Is All Art Really Quite Useless?

In the forward to his novel The Picture of Dorian GrayOscar Wilde famously wrote, “All art is quite useless.” No question mark at the end. 456 more words


reckless youth

There are a lot of classic books that center around topics that are still relevant in todays society and “The Picture of Dorian Gray” is definitely one of them. 378 more words


T5W - Favourite "Unlikeable" Protagonists

This week’s T5W prompt was “‘Unlikeable’ protagonists – People always tear down “unlikeable” protagonists. But tell us the ones you pulled for!” It turns out that this was actually quite a challenge and we are not ashamed to admit we thought about taking the easy way out several times. 684 more words


Favourite Protagonists

Since the beginning of the year I’ve been revealing some of my favourite characters in books (characters I love to hate, favourite female characters… 479 more words


We are All Dorian Gray

The infamous Dorian Gray was more innocent than I expected. Though he had the temptations of his own temperament, it took Walter Pater’s mimic in Lord Henry Wotton to seduce him to the “new Hedonism.” The opening scenes of… 626 more words