The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde

fiction classics horror lgbtqia+ dark mysterious medium-paced

262 pages | first published 1890

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The Picture of Dorian Gray is a philosophical novel by the writer Oscar Wilde. When the book was first published it was victim to censorship by he magazine's editor. Despite censorship, the novel still offended the moral sensibilities of British r...
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Moods

dark 91%
mysterious 62%
reflective 56%
tense 33%
challenging 20%
emotional 20%
sad 13%
funny 6%
adventurous 5%
inspiring 3%
informative 1%
hopeful 0%
lighthearted 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 34%
fast 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 80% | A mix: 16% | Plot: 2% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 52% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 12% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

No: 52% | It's complicated: 38% | Yes: 8% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 84% | It's complicated: 6% | Yes: 5% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 98% | It's complicated: 1% | N/A: 0% | No: 0%

Average rating

4.06