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Unformatted text preview: e of Dorian Gray? What is art? What role does aestheticism play in the novel? What is beauty? How does aestheticism relate to this theme in the novel? Major Themes to Consider
Major Themes to Consider What is the importance of youth and beauty in relation to intellect and soul as presented in Dorian Gray? What role does friendship play in the novel? What is Hedonism? How is hedonism a dominating theme in Dorian Gray? …and finally What is the role of innocence in the novel? Consider specifically Dorian, Sibyl Vane, and Hetty Morton. What is morality? What role does morality play in Dorian Gray? What is the importance of sin and redemption in Dorian Gray? Some Golden Lines from the Novel
Some All art is quite useless. (Page 2) There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about. (Page 4) Being natural is simply a pose, and the most irritating pose I know. (Page 7...
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