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manic pixie accident girl

tfw when you know exactly why you’re in someone’s life but you have no idea why the fuck they’re in yours.

i know i’m here to teach you some magical lesson about your life/the way you live in the style of a female lead in a John Green novel. 70 more words


The excuse of the useless

No artist desires to prove anything. Even things that are true can be proved. No artist has ethical sympathies. An ethical sympathy in an artist is an unpardonable mannerism of style.

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Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891) - Oscar Wilde

Four stars

Read Sep 17 2014 – Oct 01 2014

Dorian Gray, a handsome and narcissistic young man, lives thoughtlessly for his own pleasure – an attitude encouraged by the company he keeps. 786 more words

Book Review

Penny Dreadfuls: The Exploits of Supernaturals and Sinners

I haven’t been blogging for quite some time due to some preoccupation in other matters (mostly school-related, begrudgingly), but I found today to be a near decent time to blog about something I’ve wanted to discuss but seemingly always forget to. 974 more words


The Artist Is The Creator Of Beautiful Things

“The artist can express everything. Thought and language are to the artist instruments of an art. Vice and virtue are to the artist materials for an art.” 196 more words


Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890)

8.5/10 Gothic literature

Oscar Wilde the wordsmith is a powerful force of creation. The way he conjures up witticisms and stimulating little insights with a turn of a phrase is still like a bright ray of light a century after he was active. 572 more words


Book Review: The Picture of Dorian Gray

The well known artist Basil Hallward has found his muse; The young and beautiful Dorian Gray is astonishing to paint, and never in his life has he painted so perfectly as he does when Dorian Gray models for him. 1,161 more words

Book Review