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The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray


by Oscar Wilde

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  1. Dorian Gray goes through a number of changes in the book, but it's arguable that his character or his actual nature doesn't really change that much. In an essay, develop an argument about whether or not Dorian develops as a character. Some questions to consider while writing: Does Dorian's moral system change or does it remain static? How do Dorian's appearance and the appearance of his portrait support your argument?