Wilde says that Dorian’s journey begins with Ordinary World. He is a young and good looking male. He has a normal life till he met Basil and Lord Henry. He now receives the Call of Adventure. When he met Basil at a party, they become friends and everything is still good until he met Lord Henry. He captured the imagination of Basil and for Lord Henry is how he knows that Dorian can do anything with his looks and perfection. Basil made a portrait of Dorian. Lord Henry made Dorian realize that he is not doing anything wrong and he is perfect no matter what. This is how all it started. It started when his perspective change. He feels like he is always right.
Next is the Meeting with the Mentor. His mentor is Lord Henry. Lord Henry basically taught him that everything will be fine even he will do something that will destroy him. His relationship with Sibyl test his commitment to this philosophy. He told Dorian that beauty is good than character. Lord Henry chose Dorian because he knows that he can easily influence Dorian because he is young.
Dorian Crosses the Threshold by believing everything that Lord Henry said. He encouraged Dorian to lead a life devoted to pleasure. This is where he told Dorian that Dorian cannot commit murder because murder is only for the low class. This is where Dorian thought that when Sibyl suicide and when he killed James and Basil that it is not his fault. Dorian’s Ordeal is next. When Sibyl died, he thought that it is only because he is a human and he should not be guilty of it. Lord Henry told him that Sibyl is just a woman. He la...
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...d him that it is not his fault. That Sibyl is only a girl. Also, with the death of James and Basil, he felt really guilty. With James, he feels like because James was the brother of Sibyl so like James is threatening him. Basil also kind of influenced him because he also made Dorian realized or showed Dorian the world of beauty. And with Basil, Basil is the one who knows everything about him and the one who made his portrait that Dorian feels like it is not right because all he see on his portrait is his guilt and every bad thing he did. He blamed Basil for it. He also destroyed the painting because it is not working right and its just becoming worse and worse when his sins are increasing. When he destroyed the portrait, he used the knife that he also used when he killed Basil. At the end, when he destroyed the painting, he also killed himself. The book is about
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