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The Picture of Dorian Gray Teaching Unit
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- Dorian Gray destroys three people before they die: Sibyl, Alan, and Basil. Write an essay in which you show how the relationship Dorian has with each one is responsible for their destruction.
- The artist Basil Hallward says that he is overwhelmed by the power of absolute beauty. Choose four times that Basil encounters Dorian Gray; write an essay in which you characterize Basil based on these meetings.
- Write an essay in which you compare and contrast the values of Basil Hallward to those of Lord Henry Wotton.
- Write an essay in which you support or refute the following statement: The Picture of Dorian Gray is a novel which makes use of the doppelganger motif.
- Select scenes from Chapters 15, 17, and 18 that can be used to write an essay which reveals the upper classes as Oscar Wilde sees them. Include in your essay a comment concerning what Wilde is criticizing about this society.
- Write an essay in which you examine how the portrait of Dorian Gray is used as a symbol in this novel.
- Write an essay characterizing Lord Henry by choosing several cynical comments which he makes and analyzing whether he really means what he says or if these things are said for effect.
- Select several ideas from the Preface to the novel; use these as the basis for an essay that either supports or refutes the ideas presented. Draw on your own personal experiences or reading experiences to develop this essay.
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A teaching unit and individual learning packet from Prestwick House. Includes the following: comprehensive chapter-by-chapter study guides for students; questions suitable for essay topics or discussion; vocabulary lists; multiple-choice and essay test with answer key; introductory material from Prestwick House to familiarize both students and teachers with the work.