The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde

fiction classics lgbtqia+ literary dark mysterious reflective medium-paced

208 pages | first published 1890

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Oscar Wilde's story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is one of his most popular works. Written in Wilde's characteristically dazzling manner, full of stinging epigrams and shrewd observations, the tale of ...
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Moods

dark 91%
mysterious 63%
reflective 60%
tense 34%
challenging 22%
emotional 21%
sad 13%
funny 6%
adventurous 5%
inspiring 4%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 60%
slow 30%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 81% | A mix: 16% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 49% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 13%

Loveable characters?

No: 53% | It's complicated: 37% | Yes: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 83% | It's complicated: 6% | Yes: 6% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 1%

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4.09

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