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The Picture of Dorian Gray : Book Club Discussion Questions

A reminder that our book club discussion questions contain spoilers.


While modelling for an artist, a youth is instructed that only the life of pleasure has value. 207 more words


I’m just going to go ahead and accept that I tend to have lukewarm feelings for classic literature. This novel was no exception. Though I did enjoy a great many things uttered by Lord Henry: 128 more words


there is no such thing as a good influence, Mr. Gray

During last night’s existential self-questionings with Trish, the merit of influence came under our further examination. I argued, albeit playing the devil’s advocate, that influence— good or bad, are essentially, bad. 414 more words

My lover, Lord Alfred Douglas.

Lord Alfred Douglas, nicknamed Bosie, was a young aristocrat and poet, the youngest son of the Marquess of Queensberry. He looked like an angel: fragile, with a very pale complexion, blonde hair and blue eyes, but often appearances can be deceptive and this case was no exception. 125 more words


On Amazon Kindle and the Possibility of Meeting a Random Someone

In (500) Days of Summer, Summer explains to heartbroken Tom, that she met her fiancé when she was reading “The Picture of Dorian Gray” at a deli. 400 more words


At the Movies

Every Saturday night TCM (Turner Classic Movies) shows a movie they have deemed an “Essential”.  Something they feel everyone should see.  So as many Saturday nights as possible, I try to watch these.  236 more words

The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray

BY Oscar Wilde

“Written in his distinctively dazzling manner, Oscar Wilde’s story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is the author’s most popular work. 298 more words

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