What does a person look like who is called an Apollo, what is narcissistic person, and what do these references imply about Dorian?
Apollo was the Roman sun god, derived from the Greek sun god. Apollo was generally considered the most beautiful of all the gods, as one might expect of a god of the sun. People have been referring to exceptionally handsome young men as Apollos and young Apollos for many years. A narcissistic person is a person who is in love with himself because he is so good-looking. Typically a narcissist will spend a lot of time admiring himself in a mirror. Many such narcissists are to be seen doing this in the present day. The word derives from Greek mythology. A young boy named Narcissus fell in love with his own image in a pool of water. The references to Dorian Gray should be obvious. Oscar Wilde was notoriously a great admirer of handsome young males.