The Picture of Dorian GrayStudy Guide & Essays
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The Picture of Dorian Gray Study Guide & Essays

by Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde's first and only novel, is a faustian story of a man who trades the purity of his soul for undying youth. It was written in 1889 and first published in the literary magazine Lippincott's Monthly in July, 1890 (Drew ix). This was a shorter version, without the…

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What remarks by Lord Henry upset Dorian?

What does lord henry say to make dorian mad in chapter 15

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What is the tone of this excerpt from "The Picture of Dorain Gray"?

"The studio was filled with the rich odour of roses, and when opening...The dim roar of London was like the bourdon note of a distant organ."

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