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The Picture of Dorian Gray - A Book Review: ★★★★★

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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde follows the story of the eponymous character who has a portrait painted of himself. After admiring the portrait, and realising the exquisite beauty and youth of his own appearance, Dorian vows to follow the reckless path of pleasure, with each wicked action of his rotting and aging the portrait. 525 more words

The Ruler of Books Tag

Hi friends, happy Friday! I’m coming at you guys with a tag! Today I’m going to be doing the Ruler of Books tag that the lovely… 407 more words

Books

Oscar Wilde

He was a flamboyant fop, a man ahead of his time, a brilliant playwright and rebel of the Victorian period. He was a staple in the Western literary tradition since I’ve been alive, so I was amazed the other day when a few younger colleagues had never heard of him. 634 more words

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Love's Death

As I walked into the room, I could feel every pair of eyes focused on me. Under ordinary circumstances, I would have shrunk under such scrutiny, but tonight I had paid special attention to my appearance and knew exactly how stunning I was. 8,443 more words

Oscar Wilde

Chapter 6-8 Dialectical Journal: Dorian Does a Bad Thing™

There’s a strong chance that our lovely, handsome Dorian Gray has some issues with empathy. While his romance with Sibyl Vane seemed adorable, it was recipe for disaster since he only recognizes her as her characters. 697 more words

Dialectical Journal

Book Problems

I had to do a third year at my college for health reasons, and basically decided on a complete do-over, doing both AS and A-Level in the final year. 1,178 more words

Dorian Gray (2009): Review + Analysis

Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray had always been and never ceases to be an obsession of mine. I have no idea what was it that the fifteen-year-old me found in such a novel, and what was it that made her decide to watch the 2009 film adaptation, but I shall be forever grateful for that. 1,454 more words

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