And as the story goes, it gets worse and worse. Well, it's obvious that it was a bad idea to sell his soul for eternal beauty. For that was the darkness both the story character and the author plunged into along with, for the story character at least, taking drugs, torturing friends and murdering. Portretul lui Dorian Gray Author: You had much better let me have it, Basil.
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Retrieved 25 December While sitting for the painting, Dorian listens to Lord Henry espousing his hedonistic world view, and begins to think that beauty is the only aspect of life worth pursuing. Nor was the latent homosexuality that laced through the novel, nor the Narcissism also laced throughout the story line. Wilde conflates the images of the upper-class man and lower-class man in Dorian Gray, a gentleman slumming for strong entertainment in the poor parts of London town.
Portretul lui Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (2 star ratings)
Well I just suck. Too many good books out there to do that again. Moral duplicity and self-indulgence are evident in Dorian's patronage of London's opium dens.
Dorian then understands that, where his life is headed, lust and beauty shall suffice. Return to Book Page. In fact, one could argue, canonization is just a form of present-day popularity, but that's another story. For once, I'm going to follow one of my mother's favorite admonitions: An Annotated, Uncensored Edition.
Your request to send this item has been completed. The content, style, and presentation of the preface made it famous in its own right, as a literary and artistic manifesto. And at some points, it even made me uncomfortable.
Portretul lui Dorian Gray
When I just read some chapters of this book, I didn't realized anything wrong with it. Stylistically, I grew weary of Wilde's endless use of the dotian paradox," mostly employed by Lord Henry but not limited to him.
Sibyl, too enamoured with Dorian to act, performs poorly, which makes both Basil and Lord Henry think Dorian has fallen in love with Sibyl because of her beauty instead of her acting talent. His pseudo-intellectual musings made my head tilt with a chuckle and an eye roll. Write a review Rate this item: DG grows paranoid, kills artist.
Basil Hallward is what I think I am: He never returned to Ireland or Britain, and portrethl in poverty. In the opium den however portretjl hears someone refer to Dorian as "Prince Charming", and he accosts Dorian.
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Under the hedonistic influence of Lord Henry, Dorian fully explores his sensuality.
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. He is so beautiful that he is worshipped by women and men. Chapter 6 - 10 1 8 Oct 17, I found these relationships disturbing, simply because Dorian is supposed to be young and innocent at this pointseventeen I believe, and he is seduced by these older men.
I know the message was a really good one beauty. Dorian, Lord Henry portgetul o artista Basil; e por isso na pouca variedade de elementos.