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Dorian Gray Essay

Assignment id 1003652
Discipline Biology
Assignment type Essay
Words 3055
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Before a man has been born, influence in their life starts. The baby depends upon whatever the mother does, eats, and the way she cares for herself. After the baby is born, they are innocent, and naïve. They're determined by adults to care for them, to nurture them and educate them about life. Little by little, this youngster is slowly losing its naivety, and become more aware of its surroundings, and the way others behave around it. This child starts to get its own remarks; remarks forged by the sway of society. From The Picture of Dorian Gray, Oscar Wilde portrays Dorian Gray as being innocent as a new born; with all the morals of a perfect gentleman, and also the soul of snow by emphasizing his beauteous and young character. Then purposely, Oscar Wilde introduces corruption to the narrative in the kind of Lord Henry Wotton, along with the story unravels from there. Lord Henry Wotton is an aristocrat who, at the beginning, is quickly branded as a cynical, witty guy. The readers comprehend Lord Henry Wotton as colorful, when in fact; all this philosophies contradict each other, and this is mentioned in the book when he's known as "Prince Paradox" (199). His words influence everyone who is unfortunate enough to listen to them and he knows this. He "enjoys peoples better than principles" (11) and he understands the psychology of the human brain, and it has come to be a connoisseur in distinguishing the ideas and words of individuals. Although Lord Henry is not necessarily an evil man, he is a depraved human being who "enjoys simple delights" (30) and classifies hedonism as more important than anything else. When Dorian asked if he was as bad an influence as Basil Hallward claimed , he responded slyly "there is not any such thing as a good influence Mr. Gray. All influence...

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