Dorian Gray

The Picture Of Dorian Gray: Corruption Through Aestheticism
The Picture Of Dorian Gray: Corruption Through Aestheticism
The Picture of Dorian Gray: Corruption Through Aestheticism The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde is the story of moral corruption by the means of aestheticism. In the novel, the well meaning artist Basil Hallward presets young Dorian Gray with a portrait of himself. After conversing with cynical Lord Henry Wotton, Dorian makes a wish which dreadfully affects his life forever. If it were I who was to be always young, and the picture that was to grow old! For that I would give everything! Ye
The Picture Of Dorian Gray
The Picture Of Dorian Gray
The Picture of Dorian Gray Main characters: Dorian Gray-- 20 years old at the beginning of the book and around 40 at the end. A very handsome young man. he stays young because he sold his soul to the devil. Lord Henry Wotton-- An intelligent man who has a theory for every- thing. He has alot of influence on Dorian. Basil Hallward-- An artist, painter. He gets his inspiration from Dorian. He worships Dorian. He gets killed by Dorian later on. Theme-- The moral corruption of a young man who enters
Dorian Gray Prose Passage
Dorian Gray Prose Passage
Dorian Gray Prose Passage In this passage from The Picture of Dorian Gray , Oscar Wilde uses strong literary devices to convey Lord Henry’s idea on youth and beauty in the world. While using such devices as imagery, strong diction , and personification Wilde manages to depict Lord Henry’s viewpoint as the supremacy of youth and beauty in society and how it’s ugly counterpart aging has no part in it. The strong of imagery used in this passages gives the reader a stark contrast of both youth and b