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    Oscar Wilde, or as his full name, Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was born in 1854 in Dublin. He published his first book in 1881 which was a volume of poems. After moving to Chelsea, England, he wrote for several newspapers and he also edited ’The Woman’s World’ magazine. He had published some smaller works, until he wrote ’The Picture of Dorian Gray” which appeared in Lippincott’s Magazine in 1890. He later added more chapters to his work and ’The Portrait of Dorian Gray’ was published as a book in 1891. He lived in Paris, when he wrote ’Salom’ and with the help of Madame Bernhardt, the play was presented in the Palace Theatre. After several successful plays, Mr. George Alexander produced ’The importance of Being Earnest’ at the St. James’s Theatre. The play was written in 1895 and was a great success. With his plays he became very popular, but later in 1895 an unexpected circumstance shadowed his life. He lost in a prosecution against the Marquis of Queensberry and he he was arrested. He had spent two years in prison where he wrote letters and from those, ’De Profundis’ was published. He had fallen ill in prison, later he grew worse and finally died in 1909. Oscar Wilde’s plays are often criticised, because…

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    Oscar wilde is known as a poet, as he should be. But he has written a novel and some short stories. His novel is The Picture of Dorian Gray. One of his most famous short stories is The Canterville ghost. He puts all of his effort into his work. In order to undernstand why he writes what he does, we have to dig up his past. We have to look into his life. Oscar Fingal O 'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born on October 16, 1854, in Dublin, Ireland. William Wilde , who was his father, was a famous…

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    OSCAR WILDES “The picture of Dorian Gray” Oscar Wilde was a very popular Irish author, poet and a play writer, best known for his book “The Picture Of Dorian Gray”. Born on the 16th of October 1854 in Dublin, Ireland, to Robert Wilde and Jane Francesca Wilde, he turned out to be a quick-witted kid like his parents. His father was a well-known doctor, earned the title of ‘Sir’ for his work as a medical advisor. His mother, Jane Francesca, was a writer who used to write under the pseudonym…

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    Dorian Wild By Oscar Wilde

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    October 16, 1854, Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde was born in Dublin, Ireland, to Sir William Wilde, who worked as an optometrist, a renowned philanthropist and gifted writer, who wrote books on archaeology and folklore. Mothered by poet and journalist, Jane Francesca Elgee who wrote patriotic Irish verses under the name "Speranza". She taught Wilde that he could pretty much do whatever he wanted to and the truth really was not that important when a person really wanted to entertain…

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    Born with the talent to write, Oscar Wilde was a notable man within the world of theatre. Though a playwright, he was also a poet, essayist, and novelist. Furthermore, his work has left its mark within the theatre due to the fact that he presented modern day ideas. During his lifetime, this was a newly introduced topic. His plays additionally have come to be loved, and others have been less revered (Hanson, 2012). Although he was unique, Wilde learned to believe in himself: “Whenever people…

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    Born with the ability to write, Oscar Wilde was a notable man within theatre. Though a playwright, he was also a poet, essayist, and novelist. Furthermore, his work has left its mark within theatre due to the fact that he presented modern day ideas. During his lifetime, this was a newly introduced topic. His plays have additionally come to be loved, and others have been less revered (Hanson, 2012). Though he was unique, Wilde learned to believe in himself, “Whenever people agree with me, I…

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    reconciling with his fractured self when he realizes his internalization of “fractured discourse in the world” (Castle 666). Wilde explores a world in which the protagonist reaches his ultimate goal effortlessly under the influence of others, effectively avoiding the arduous journey and discovery of self in a traditional bildungsroman. In the protagonist’ avoidance of obstacles and life without consequences, he fails to unify with the “fractured discourse in the world” and must take his life.…

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    According to the writer Oscar Wilde “disobedience in the eyes of anyone who has read history is man 's original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress had been made. Though disobedience and through rebellion.” Many in an effort to become independent will rebel or disobey authorities or even parents. This rebellion often begins when we are teenagers and have the mentality that we can do anything we want. That was the case for Lola as well as myself, who as teenagers rebelled and ran…

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    "All art is quite useless"(Wilde, XVI) is the phrase Wilde concludes his preface with. The preface, which was added after The Picture of Dorian Gray received severe backlash, condemns the over-analyzation of art. Society was not ready for the aestheticism lifestyle and scandalous behaviours that were glorified in the novel, and they criticized Wilde for his radical ideas and degenerate characters. Wilde felt that it was preposterous that people were offended by art, as its sole purpose is to…

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    In the novel, The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde, Wilde criticizes many aspects of the Victorian lifestyle. The constant criticism in the comedy is present through constant witty remarks and absurdity throughout the play. One aspect of the Victorian lifestyle that Wilde refers to frequently is writing and writers. Wilde conveys the message by using diaries and three volume novels frequently throughout the play that those individuals have dreams and secrets that they find dear to them,…

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