Portretul lui dorian gray

Oscar Wilde ; Magda Teodorescu. The E-mail Address es field is required. Mihaela Anghelescu Irimia Foreword. The preface was first published in the edition of the novel; nonetheless, by June , Wilde was defending The Picture of Dorian Gray against accusations that it was a bad book. The longer and revised version of The Picture of Dorian Gray published in book form in featured an aphoristic preface—a defence of the artist's rights and of art for art's sake—based in part on his press defences of the novel the previous year.

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With a fear of losing his pogtretul, Dorian wishes his portrait would grow old instead of him. Please verify that you are not a robot. You go too far The Picture of Dorian Gray originally was a novella submitted to Lippincott's Monthly Magazine for serial publication.

The enamoured Sibyl calls him "Prince Charming", and swoons portretu the happiness of being loved, but her protective brother, James, warns that if "Prince Charming" harms her, he will murder him. Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.

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Maybe I won't stab the book like Gray did his portrait, but I have half a mind to throw it across the room. Moral duplicity and self-indulgence are evident in Dorian's patronage of London's opium dens. But sadly, I didn't like anyone in the book.

If they really knew who he was, they would tremble. In anger, Dorian blames pottretul fate on Basil, and stabs him to death. I didn't identify with the plight and I found the writing style rather frustrating, even thought there were some great one-liners.

doriwn As the result of a widely covered series of trials, Wilde suffered a dramatic downfall and was imprisoned for two years hard labour after being convicted of "gross indecency" with other men. Another man is Lord Henry.

Both characters truly are awful, but Frankenstein's story was, simply put, more moving. James had been seeking vengeance upon Dorian ever since Sibyl killed herself, but had no leads to pursue: Conventional morality and society, Wilde argues, is hollow and hypocritical; the few "good" characters in this book Basil Hallward, etc.

For me my dislike of the novel rest solely on the character Lord Henry. lhi

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Stylistically, I grew weary of Wilde's endless use of the "witty paradox," mostly employed by Lord Henry but not limited to him.

He thanked him, and wondered why he refused to accept any money for them, Citations are based on reference standards. Refresh and try again. Unlike the academic Faustthe gentleman Dorian makes no deal with the Devilwho is represented by the cynical hedonist Lord Henry, who odrian the temptation that will corrupt the virtue and innocence that Dorian possesses at the start of the story. Alan later kills himself over the deed.

I can't defend why, I just didn't enjoy it at all. Some commentaters have suggested that The Picture of Dorian Gray was influenced by the British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli 's anonymously published first novel Vivian Grey as, "a kind of homage from one outsider to another.

And I found myself chuckling several times while reading the book, especially in the beginning. I understand that the characters are supposed to be shallow and that the titular protagonist sold his soul to stay young and beautiful, but reading these characters made me want to slowly, scoop by scoop, excavate both my eyes with a wooden teaspoon until I never had to set eyes on Oscar Wilde's writing ever again.

Even though the pros may be beautifully written, they are complex ion all the wrong areas.

Portretul lui Dorian Gray (Portretul lui Dorian Gray. Crima Lordului Arthur Savile)

Retrieved 23 August Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. We don't really learn much about doriam soul from the characters, either.

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