Riassunto The picture of Dorian Gray di Wilde

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Riassunto The picture of Dorian Gray di Wilde - The picture of Dorian Gray is a novel by Oscar Wilde, published in 1890.

The story is set in London at the end of 18th century. The main characters are: Dorian, he is the protagonist, is young, rich and beautiful. Basil is the painter and he's overcome by Dorian's beauty. Henry is Basil's friend, he's a wit and a bad counsellor. Basil paints a picture of Dorian but the painting disappoint him because it reveals too much of his feeling for Dorian.

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Henry thinks the painting is Basil's masterpiece and he thinks the painting will never change but Dorian will become old and ugly. Basil thinks that Henry will have a bad damaging influence on Dorian, infact, when he saw him portrait he wishes the painting would get older instead of him.
Then he falls in love with Sibyl Vane, a young actrees who performs in a theater London Slums.