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The Picture of Dorian Gray

The Picture of Dorian Gray


by Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray: Don't Judge a Book by its Cover Quiz

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Q. What is Basil's occupation?

Analyst Therapist
Q. Why does Dorian fall for Sybil Vane?

She becomes every character she portrays.
She kind of looks like him. And he's that narcissistic.
She's into the same bands.
She can put her whole hand in her mouth.
Q. What happens with Sybil after Dorian expresses his love?

She passes out.
She rejects him with a swift uppercut to the jaw
She can no longer channel the characters in the plays.
She latches on to his leg and doesn't let go for the rest of the novel.
Q. What starts happening to Dorian's portrait?

It starts growing mold.
It starts talking to Dorian's guests.
It starts reflecting Dorian's cruelty.
It starts sabotaging other paintings in Dorian's house at night.
Q. How does Dorian trick James Vane?

He taps him on the wrong shoulder and runs.
He claims that the man who killed James' sister would be much older looking.
He gets him high on opium.
He distracts him with a couple prostitutes.
Q. How does Dorian die?

Old age
Stabbing his portrait, like a doofus.
James Vane exacts his revenge
Basil's ghost pushes him in front of a carriage.