dorian gray

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“The content of the writing brings you directly into the author’s mind.” In the novel, Dorian Gray, the author, Oscar Wilde, related the values during the 19th century through his characters. His personality and view of life is expressed through his novel-"Basil Hallward is what I think I am: Lord Henry what the world thinks of me: Dorian what I would like to be” On the surface, Dorian Gray is an example of …

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…expressed many times throughout the century. It always overcomes us and we lose sense of our true beauty or even worst, our soul. We can’t always blame ourselves for desiring to choose our bodies over our souls. One of the biggest reasons for the outcome of “modern Dorians” is because of our expectations as a society. We expect so much of people that we sometimes change to meet others’ or even our own expectations.