The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde

fiction classics horror lgbtqia+ dark mysterious medium-paced

248 pages | first published 1890

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Moods

dark 92%
mysterious 60%
reflective 54%
tense 32%
emotional 20%
challenging 19%
sad 14%
funny 8%
adventurous 4%
inspiring 4%
informative 1%
hopeful 0%
lighthearted 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 53%
slow 38%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 84% | A mix: 12% | Plot: 2% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 10% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

No: 52% | It's complicated: 39% | Yes: 7% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 85% | It's complicated: 7% | Yes: 4% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 98% | It's complicated: 0% | N/A: 0% | No: 0%

Average rating

4.02