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    of this. The novel caused controversy around the time of its publishment in July 1890 as it “offended the moral sensibilities of British book reviewers” of the era, even despite the novel being censored in its original publication for “Lippincott’s monthly magazine”. The author of the book- Oscar Wilde- was openly homosexual at the time of publication and some say this can be reflected in his writing;

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    was a shallow person but he still wants a lover but by the time he made his decision it was too late because she was dead. James Vane - Sibyl’s brother, a sailor bound for Australia. James cares deeply for his sister and worries about her relationship with Dorian. Distrustful of his mother’s motives, he believes that Mrs. Vane’s interest in Dorian’s wealth disables her from properly protecting Sibyl. As a result, James is hesitant to leave his sister. James wanted nothing but the best for his sister

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    Homosexuality in The Picture of Dorian Gray The Picture of Dorian Gray is a well renowned book written by Oscar Wilde. When first published in July of 1880, the novel was edited and many passages were taken out by the British magazine, Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine. These passages that were deleted, included an explicit homosexual relationship between two of the three main characters, Basil Hallward and Dorian Gray. During the 1880’s, the subject matter of the book was not acceptable to society’s

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    Homosexuality in the Works of Oscar Wilde

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    Homosexuality in Oscar Wilde's Work "I turned half way around and saw Dorian Gray for the first time. I knew that I had come face to face with someone whose mere personality was so fascinating that, if I allowed it to do so, it would absorb my whole nature, my whole soul, my very art itself" (7). During the Victorian era, this was a dangerous quote. The Victorian era was about progress. It was an attempt aimed at cleaning up the society and setting a moral standard. The Victorian era was a time

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    To exemplify the possible traumatic downfall of the Aesthetic Era, Oscar Wilde inscribes a transformation from purity to vanity into his main protagonist, Dorian Gray. With the beauty and innocence of a young man, Gray enchants the lives of many with his grace. However, he falls victim to influence from his manipulative role model, Lord Henry Wotton. When obsession becomes reality, not even the ones dearest to Dorian can stop his detrimental downfall. In Oscar Wilde's book, The Picture of Dorian

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    Corruption of Influence

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    Dorian Gray, the protagonist in Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray, is led to his downfall due to his naiveté and innocence, which allowed him to be easily influenced by Lord Henry’s suave wit and intellect. From his first encounter with Dorian, Lord Henry recognizes the potential for experimentation of his own ability to influence others. Dorian’s purity allows him to be instantly captivated by every word that Lord Henry says, so much so that he begins to view Lord Henry not only as a role

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    Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray to me emphasis the corruption that comes from obsessing about aesthetics and the idea that looks are the only things that matter. In this modern era novel Basil Hallward is a benevolent artist who paints a portrait of the young attractive man named Dorian Gray. After speaking with Lord Henry Wotton, Dorian makes a wish while looking at his painting and it would be this wish that turned into a curse that ruined Dorian for Basil and ruined the world itself for

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    Frankenstein and The Picture of Dorian Gray Research Paper Imagine this: your eyes spring open at three in the morning. You sit up anxiously and look around the dark room, inhaling and exhaling as if you just ran for your life, the skin of your forehead and the soles of your hands damp with cool sweat, and eyes darting form the shadows in the corners of the room, at the silhouette of the lamp by the window, briefly at your door, after a nightmare so horrible that you know you will be unable to sleep

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    Within The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Sun Also Rises, Oscar Wilde and Ernest Hemingway respectively illustrate characters that hold a fascination for their own beauty. Through this essay I will compare and contrast those characters, Dorian Gray and Brett Ashley, and their obsession with their said beauty. Within The Picture of Dorian Gray both Dorian Gray and Lord Henry value youth to extreme extents, and Dorian is able to grasp a sense of eternal youth only to drive himself to his own demise

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    The Picture Of Dorian Gray Analysis

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    Alexandra Soludanova The Novel Essay 1 31 March, 2014 Explore the significance of beauty in The Picture of Dorian Gray. Oscar Wilde's creativity is very versatile, it covers a lot of philosophical and aesthetic and moral problems. In this novel, most fully embodied the aesthetic ideal Wilde creativity and creative personality, contrasting inner world heartless, harsh reality, the proclamation of pleasure. The author made the theme of the relationship of aesthetic problems with ethical norms of

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