The Picture of Dorian Gray
by Oscar Wilde
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- The Life of Oscar Wilde
The Picture of Dorian Gray makes a lot more sense if you know about Oscar Wilde, who led a controversial life (at least, for the 1800s) and can still provide enough interesting fodder for generations of students to discuss.
- Romeo and Juliet
Quite a few of Shakespeare's plays are worthy of review, but Romeo and Juliet is especially important considering it's as a disastrous Juliet when Sybil dashes Dorian's romantic feelings for her.