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 93%
mysterious 60%
reflective 54%
tense 33%
emotional 20%
challenging 19%
sad 13%
funny 10%
adventurous 4%
inspiring 4%
informative 2%
relaxing 1%
hopeful 0%
lighthearted 0%

Pace

medium 51%
slow 40%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 85% | A mix: 11% | Plot: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

No: 54% | It's complicated: 36% | Yes: 8% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 86% | It's complicated: 5% | Yes: 5% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 98% | It's complicated: 0% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

4.0