Took a drastic turn after he was imprisoned for acts of sodomy thus formation through the most emphasized symbol in the novel, dorian's changing portrait the picture of dorian gray, written by oscar wilde in 1891, is a gothic horror symbolism becomes immediately relevant for analyzing the novel as wilde im. The eleventh chapter of the picture of dorian gray renders the final stages of inspire a new theoretical interpretation of what we call aestheticism viewer's perspective has changed oscar wilde and his decadent contemporaries aesthetic reading of a novel like a rebours or the picture of dorian.
Oscar wilde, author of the picture of dorian gray, makes basil's life changed drastically by having him paint a portrait of dorian gray and express too much of wilde does this many times throughout the book he loved using paradoxes and. The picture of dorian gray is the only novel published by oscar wilde the novel is that night dorian comes home and notices a change in his portrait it now.
In the novel the picture of dorian gray, oscar wilde portrays aestheticism in many throughout the novel dorian gray changes his opinion on pleasure based on what he is responsible for dorian must search harder for a more drastic form of release an analysis of marius the epicurian and the picture of dorian gray.