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the picture of Dorian Gray.
The novel, written by Oscar Wilde, is about a young man Dorian Gray a subject of Basil Hallward; the artist found Dorian’s beauty to be a new mode for his artistic work. Dorian was a young man who viewed and idolized his self image that he sold his soul to ensure that the portrait that Basil drew of him would age rather than him (Wilde 1992).
The interesting things about this book are the extremes Dorian went in the name of preserving his image. It displays the sins and bad things he did, and how his portrait grew older as the number of hideous acts increased which is rather illusion.
The book offers moral knowledge through the revealing, if viewed metaphorically or if reflected to the society, the things people selfishly do to satisfy their own desires. The boo.............
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