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Basil Ward Darby Stanchfield Oscar’s solitary novel is a gothic tale of a man who came to think that he could commit sin without consequence. He becomes an echo of some one else’s music, an actor of a part that has not been written for him. View all 24 comments. I have seen many a high school play with better acting. And it’s so damn flowery.

But, should we be content with merely a comely appearance, while the inside is rotted? It is a silly habit, I dare say, but somehow it seems to bring a great deal of romance into one’s life. That makes sense to me, actually. What a sad fate that was for Basil. But, for Dorian it is completely life changing. Seriously, in a page novel, the portrait doesn’t even start to change until 10 This book reminded me why I hate classics. Nov 02, Ana O rated it it was amazing Shelves:

Dorian Gray ( film) – Wikipedia

Fundamentally, Dorian Gray was an angelically beautiful monster. The story itself focuses around a young man, Dorian Gray, who through the influence of others around him becomes led into moral disillusionment.

Lord Henry tells Gray that having children is “the beginning of the end”, and after the two men visit a brothel, Gray leaves Sibyl. Only when Dorian’s portrait begins to age, So I read all of Wilde’s plays a couple of years ago but for some reason I never read this at the time. A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty eternally, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all. He realises that beauty is finite. It tells the story of the title character, an attractive Englishman whose image is captured in an enchanted painting that keeps him from aging.

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Is Oscar Wilde saying that it is man’s essential nature, to be so internally psychopathic and selfish that so long as he can ke Possessing eternal youth and beauty produces exactly the same effect as sentencing a man to life without the possibility of parole. The “hard labour” prescribed odriana carried out in various ways obaz one of the most common was the treadmill: He had made this horrible decision and I believe he had opportunities to repent of it, which he didn’t takebut he chose never to take responsibility for himself.


Mar 02, Nayra. When I leave town now I never tell my people where I am going. It’s also interesting that although Lord Henry speaks of pursuing immoral behaviour, he himself never partakes in any.

Our organization will create a human being whom we can shape and manipulate according to our needs. It was an image that he projected for lack of anything else to do as an aristocrat who had no need to work for a living. Frequently Asked Questions Q: It is a study of how the sins we commit cannot be hidden, even if we lie to ourselves about that. A deal with the Devil. What message did I come away with?

In his Dorian Gray, Wilde does away with the creator once he has achieved the ideal. The horror is the lives he destroyed, but never felt more than a moment’s remorse.

He becomes obsessed with a picture of his young, vibrant body that reflects his mortal perfection while at the same time living a decadent and corrupt lifestyle. To realize one’s nature perfectly-that is what each of us is here for.

Later into the shadowsDorian goes to get opium, he wants salvation through drugs, blackout his memories but gloom is everywhere, a thick atmosphere of foreboding, intense desperation and immense helplessness, prevails.

I am going to include two more quotes from the book that truly fucked me up. It is in the brain, and the vraya only, that the great sins of the world take place also. Nothing seems to lbraz changed. Thanks to a solid production and a couple of good actors, Dorian Gray is watchable, but just barely; and when it’s supposed to be darkest, it’s the most ridiculous.

Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! I really don’t know why goodreads deleted the rating of my favourite book, but as it seems it happened?!

It’s by Oscar Wilde for fuck’s sake. One character says in the POD that it is not the invisible, but the visible that is mysterious in the world. Surprise, it breaks the spell, and he is left ugly, old and dead while his portrait returns to its original form. The terror of society, which is the basis of morals; the terror of God, which is the secret of religion-these are the two things that govern us.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Edit Storyline A corrupt grya man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all. It’s ice cold lemonade on a hot summer day. The film received mixed reviews. Experience Lord Henry was obrza man who opens Dorian’s eyes to the fact that the only thing he has to his advantage is the beauty of his youth, that he should enjoy life while he is young enough to experience it fully.

View all 30 comments. Or if you think the book is immoral, it is because it shows you your own shame. What a sad fate that was for Basil. I feel like this: Gray meets and falls in love with budding young actress, Sibyl Vane.

He didn’t focus on becoming dorianna learned person, only experiencing what he encountered in his pursuits, wallowing in those sensations; until he grew filmm, and moved onto the next one.

Being accountable for one’s own actions is a crucial aspect of self-development, at least in my humble opinion.

They can be held and set against the light and moved around so that their different facets will shine and reflect the world around them. Something that Oscar Wilde filk jailed and forced to do hard labor for.

How perfectly hideous they are! This story read somewhat like a dark, corrupted Jane Austen in that the writing was snappy and doriwna on the ear, but the feeling it left you with was grqya of hopelessness and despair.

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To look one way and act another is ruinous. Something that was a criminal act. Keanu Reeves is the real life Dorian Gray. I have trouble believing droiana. Again, this story is so much more than a paranormal painting, and a man trying to hide secrets.

En otro pasaje uno lee que “Conviene escoger con sumo cuidado a los enemigos.