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Unformatted text preview: So that as his body grew old and his soul turned evil, he could compare his own visual perfection. I love the excerpt in chapter eleven exclaiming his delight, Often, on returning home fromThe very sharpness of the contrast used to quicken his sense of pleasure. He grew more and more enamored of his own beauty, more and more interested in the corruption of his soulHe would place his white hands beside the coarse bloated hands of the picture, and smile. He mocked the misshapen body and the failing limbs (144). I am mostly interested in how other members of the class would view Dorians corruption; if more people would see it as an act of self-mutilation or a lamb being forced into destruction....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course ENGL 109 taught by Professor Bruner during the Fall '05 term at Kansas.
- Fall '05