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The Picture of Dorian Gray - A New Favorite Classic (A Review...Sort Of)

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‘The horror, whatever it was, had not yet entirely spoiled that marvellous beauty’ 

Enthralled by his own exquisite portrait, Dorian Gray exchanges his soul for eternal youth and beauty. 357 more words

Books

Supernatural Ending in Dorian Gray

SPOLIER: If you haven’t read The Picture of Dorian Gray, the ending might not come as a huge surprise, but it’s worth while read and I would strongly suggest finishing the novel before you read on. 619 more words

Fiction

Blog Prompt #9

Please respond to the following blog prompt:

Can we view Dorian as a villain? Or is he a victim of certain circumstances? Should readers have any sympathy for him?

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

As part of the module I am studying, Victorian Texts and Contexts I studied Oscar Wilde’s novel “The Picture of Dorian Gray”, this was Wilde’s only novel. 433 more words

English

A Student Response to Queer Victorians

Queer Intimacies and Longings in Victorian Lit:

Lady Audley’s Secret and The Picture of Dorian Gray

Queerness, as I understand it, is an all encapsulating term for any behavior that does not subscribe to the social construct of heteronormativity. 1,085 more words

Blog Prompt #8

Please respond to the following blog prompt:

“It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors” (4).

Consider how The Picture of Dorian Gray…

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Blog Prompts

Don't Judge a Book by its Cover- The Picture of Dorian Gray

We have all heard of the saying, “Don’t judge a book by its cover” or ” be careful what you wish for”. Both are very relevant to Oscar Wilde’s  472 more words

College