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`The Picture of
Dorian Gray'
Chapter 17…read more

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O Dorian is entertaining the Duchess of Monmouth, her
husband, Lady Narborough and Lord Henry at his
O The topic of the talk changes when Lord Henry
mentions that Dorian's old nickname was `Prince
Charming' and this troubles Dorian. The topic shifts
to love.
O Dorian goes to choose some orchids and Lord Henry'
s and the Duchess' conversation about flirtation is
interrupted when Dorian faints.
O Dorian refuses to spend the night alone and gets
ready for the evening. We learn that he saw the face
of James Vane in the window.…read more

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O There is a lot of dialogue in this chapter and
very little description. What could this mean?
O Could Dorian fainting be a hint of what is to
come? Could Dorian get hurt again? What
will happen to James Vane?…read more

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O Wit
O A hint of Death?
O Flirtation…read more

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Key Quotes
O "I admit that I think that it is better to be
beautiful than to be good" Page 164.
O "We women... love with our ears, just you men
love with your eyes, if you ever love at all"
page 165…read more


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