The pictury of dorian gray.

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Dorian Gray - A radiantly handsome, impressionable, and wealthy young gentleman, whose portrait the artist Basil Hallward paints. Under the influence of Lord Henry Wotton, Dorian becomes extremelyconcerned with the transience of his beauty and begins to pursue his own pleasure above all else. He devotes himself to having as many experiences as possible, whether moral or immoral, elegant orsordid.
Dorian Gray: Joven extremadamente atractivo, quien es cautivado por la nueva idea del hedonismo de Lord Henry. Comienza a satisfacer cada uno de sus placeres, sin importarle si son moral oinmoralmente aceptados.
Lord Henry Wotton - A nobleman and a close friend of Basil Hallward. Urbane and witty, Lord Henry is perpetually armed and ready with well-phrased epigrams criticizing themoralism and hypocrisy of Victorian society. His pleasure-seeking philosophy of “new Hedonism,” which espouses garnering experiences that stimulate the senses without regard for conventional morality, playsa vital role in Dorian’s development.
Lord Henry Wotton: Noble que inicialmente es amigo de Basil, pero que después queda intrigado por la ingenuidad y belleza de Dorian. Es extremadamenteingenioso. Es visto como una crítica a la cultura victoriana tardía que abraza una visión indulgente del hedonismo. Corrompe a Dorian con su visión del mundo, así que Dorian intenta emularlo. Basil lo llama"Harry".
Basil Hallward - An artist, and a friend of Lord Henry. Basil becomes obsessed with Dorian after meeting him at a party. He claims that Dorian possesses a beauty so rare that it has helpedhim realize a new kind of art; through Dorian, he finds “the lines of a fresh school.” Dorian also helps Basil realize his artistic potential, as the portrait of Dorian that Basil paints proves to behis masterpiece.

GLOSSARY

Through: a través de
Scent: aroma
Beyond: más allá
Portrait: retrato
Fair: dulce
Leaves: hojas
Sitter: modelo (posa para ser pintado)
To realize: darse cuenta...
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