In the book “The picture of Dorian Gray.” It describes Dorian as being a young and attractive man. Throughout the story Dorian becomes infatuated with his own likeness and begins to develop fear that he will one day lose this and age. Dorian is the typical modern age Model who tries to find ways to keep his or her beauty for the public entertainment or commercialism of their city. After attaining a portrait that basil makes of him, becoming even more insecure and paranoid of his fear of aging he wishes the painting to age instead of him.
Even in the real world we are insecure and ashamed of the things that pass us with age. Like Dorian we turn to solution in our case chemicals such as proactive or other ways. Dorian is the manifestation of these insecurities. As the story progresses we see Dorian’s character shift deeper into vanity and ends up rejecting his love sibyl Vane simply because she lost her ability for acting. At this point it becomes clear that hid ideals and morals have changed, and we find he has no remorse for her suicide. As he continues on with going from person to person and experiencing love for love and sin for sin his portrait ages.
He is leaving the materialistic dream of getting whatever you want but at the cost of his humanity he no longer feels he only sees his beauty and not the shade of his portrait. As the story goes on the character Dorian is in fact dead to what he started out of his sins and wrong doings have completely destroyed him to the fact that he ends up killing his best friend basil. Basil plays the light that tries to steer Dorian back on the right path after finding out Dorian’s many mistakes through his portrait but is rejected by Dorian. At this point the Dorian as we knew him at the beginning of the story is finished this last act of betrayal seems to awaken him though much too late.
Dorian begins to see himself for who he really is and feels...