In reality, youth and beauty are always the best components that everyone wants in their lives forever and they are simply the treasures for everyone. There are so many individuals who are willing to do anything to hold the youth and beauty in their entire life, even though that might be selfish, cruel, or any negative methods. “If the picture could change, and I could be always what I am now!” Dorian prays for keeping young and beautiful (Wilde, 21). Then, whatever he does in reality, the painting of his portrait will change in a dramatic way. On a bystander’s per...
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...with beauty stained into a drug addiction. The person found himself with great pleasure at the beginning. Then he began to feel guilty and afterwards recognize that it’s too late to penance because he was addicted very much that he could not extricate himself. It is the same case as Dorian. But again, this is because he assumes that is just the only one way to obtain pleasure. At this moment, he has already lost his analytical mind totally. An addiction to opium den is another example to show how much desire he wants for seeking pleasure. Nevertheless, there are couples of possibilities can occur if he could just stay calm and follow his own will rather than follow the book to live. If he can understand everything is not happened by one single manner and appearance is just a mask of the soul consciousness, he wouldn’t round up in the dark side of the world.
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