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The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Writings Download ☆ 109 È Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary Each book includes educational tools alongside the text enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and developed understandinEnriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary Each book includes educational tools alongside the text enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and developed understanding of the writer and their workThe well known artist Basil Hallward meets the young Dorian Gray in the stately London home of his aunt Lady Brandon Basil becomes immediately infatuated with Dorian who is cultured wealthy and remarkably beautiful Such beauty Basil believes is r. I am eternally surprised by the enjoyment I find in classic literature Maybe it is simply my age but I am always shocked by the cleverness the plot twists and the subtleties found in the classics I suppose I was thinking of writing incorrectly as an evolution with every new century of writers improving upon the lastThe Picture of Dorian Gray has reminded me that I couldn't be wrong Oscar Wilde's gothic novel is one that everyone should read for it is in my opinion one of the best works of literature and altogether timeless Young people do not shy away because it is a classic Do not fear this school book Believe me it will exceed your wildest expectations Its elements of what we now consider urban fantasy horror and obsession balanced with riveting romance harken to some of the most popular novels of our modern eraThe novel is remarkably readable I couldn't put it down The elouent description paints vivid exhilarating scenes and the dialogue filled with Wilde's seemingly endless witty banter The ideas of life driven only by pleasure and the senses are exhibited elegantly and hauntingly forcing us to uestion our own choices This is in part because the characters in Wilde's tale are compelling and deeply relatable even 130 years after when they would have lived Written in the Victorian Era some scandalous aspects of the story are hidden between the lines but finding them makes the novel all the stunning This is a book that transcends age and time and much like the portrait itself will hold its beauty forever

The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other WritingsEnriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary Each book includes educational tools alongside the text enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and developed understanding of the writer and their workThe well known artist Basil Hallward meets the young Dorian Gray in the stately London home of his aunt Lady Brandon Basil becomes immediately infatuated with Dorian who is cultured wealthy and remarkably beautiful Such beauty Basil believes is r. I am eternally surprised by the enjoyment I find in classic literature Maybe it is simply my age but I am always shocked by the cleverness the plot twists and the subtleties found in the classics I suppose I was thinking of writing incorrectly as an evolution with every new century of writers improving upon the lastThe Picture of Dorian Gray has reminded me that I couldn't be wrong Oscar Wilde's gothic novel is one that everyone should read for it is in my opinion one of the best works of literature and altogether timeless Young people do not shy away because it is a classic Do not fear this school book Believe me it will exceed your wildest expectations Its elements of what we now consider urban fantasy horror and obsession balanced with riveting romance harken to some of the most popular novels of our modern eraThe novel is remarkably readable I couldn't put it down The elouent description paints vivid exhilarating scenes and the dialogue filled with Wilde's seemingly endless witty banter The ideas of life driven only by pleasure and the senses are exhibited elegantly and hauntingly forcing us to uestion our own choices This is in part because the characters in Wilde's tale are compelling and deeply relatable even 130 years after when they would have lived Written in the Victorian Era some scandalous aspects of the story are hidden between the lines but finding them makes the novel all the stunning This is a book that transcends age and time and much like the portrait itself will hold its beauty forever

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The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Writings ↠ Ragic story of hedonism and desire The Picture of Dorian Gray is Oscar Wilde’s only published novel Other writings include De Profundis and The Ballad of Reading Gaol Enriched Classics enhance your engagement by introducing and explaining the historical and cultural significance of the work the author’s personal history and what impact this book had on subseuent scholarship Each book includes discussion uestions that help clarify and reinforce major themes and reading recommendations for further research Read with confidenc. Maybe my favorite book of all timeThis is a remarkable feat from Wilde whose other works though incredibly enjoyable dramas tend to remain superficial with English dorks like me digging deep enough to find the real nuggets of wisdom behind his clever epigramsBut in this he really lets loose the epigrams are still there engendering chuckles and amusements but the brooding sinister and indeed evil side of Dorian shines through with a blistering critiue of social structures the aesthetics of beauty and the power of mentors upon the weak willedPerhaps the reason I'm so drawn to this book is that I love bad guys and Dorian is the coolest bad guy since Milton's Satan Or perhaps it's the fact that a student told me I reminded him of Dorian Gray Whatever the case it's one of my favorites Read & download â E-book, or Kindle E-pub ß Oscar Wilde

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Oscar Wilde ß 9 Free download Esponsible for a new mode of art and he decides to paint a portrait of the young man While finishing the painting Basil reluctantly introduces Dorian to his friend Lord Henry Wotton a man known for scandal and exuberance Wotton inspires Dorian to live life through the senses to feel beauty in everyday experience Dorian becomes enthralled by Wotton’s ideas and so becomes obsessed with remaining young and beautiful He expresses a desire to sell his soul and have the portrait of him age while he the man stays eternally young A t. Found the play on words to be delightfully fun and admire Oscar Wilde for his talent Using an online anagram generator the twenty two letters in the book title becomes Example#1 I a cad to preferring youth Example#2 A cad referring Youth I opt Example#3 A Cad Referring Pith to You This last one may be an example of a paradoxical epigram Or is the title to be read as the picture of meaning the embodiment of a specified state or emotion and the name Dorian to translate into the Dorians of Greece who were seen as uncivilized or is it the Gaelic word Doireann which translates to tempestuous weather and the last name Gray as having an intermediate and often vaguely defined position condition or character neither black or white or is it gray as in old pale ill and aged What's in a name The anagram for Dorian Gray is organ diary and a drag irony Sibyl Vane has a first name which means prophetess or seer; the last name for vane meaning a device for direction or the homophone vain and vein as in the reference to how Basil is slain James Vane might be so named for Saint James the Great a fighter and an apostle or James the First King of England France and Ireland defender of the faith Basil Hallward as in sweet basil might be so named for Saint Basil the Great who was known for his excessive asceticism defending the church his writings of the kneeling prayers and the last name of Hallward might be the guardprotector of the hall Lord Henry Wotton may be so named after Sir Henry Wotton English poet diplomat and art connoisseur who lived from 1568 1639 and said An Ambassador is an honest man sent to lie abroad for the good of his country no doubt reflects his disillusionment with the duplicity of the role