Essays Tagged: "Basil"

The Picture Of Dorian Gray

us. He knew the very influential and rich people in his town as well. His beauty charmed the world. Basil was inspired to draw his portrait in order to preserve his beauty and youth. Dorian recognised ... a very naïve lad. He is very easily influenced by others especially his two new good friends; Basil and Lord Henry. Basil, the painter of the portrait, influenced Dorian in more of a good, hones ...

(4 pages) 121 0 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Lab project report on plant growth and water puritys effect on it.

ment, I will use Evian bottled water and tap water to test the growth and germination and growth of basil, parsley, and chives over a four-week period.Methods and Materials:The materials used for cond ... ded the following: six terra cotta pots, 6 soil pellets, metric ruler, chives seeds, parsley seeds, basil seeds, tap water and Evian mineral water. First, I labeled each terra cotta pot accordingly (e ...

(3 pages) 118 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

"The Picture of Dorian Gray" (by Oscar Wilde) - brief plot outline - character analysis - critical evaluation

t a handsome and eloquent young man named Dorian Gray. He has a special friendship with the painter Basil Hallward, who, inspired by his extraordinary beauty, makes a portrait of him.Basil, extremely ... e. His cynical outlook on life, his "mental poison" should not come into Dorian's mind. But Against Basil's wishes, the two meet, and Dorian is immediately taken by Lord Henry's fascinating words, pre ...

(6 pages) 117 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay discussing the validity of critics as well as Oscar Wilde in defense of his literary work "A Portrait of Dorian Gray."

ve or purpose of publication. Wilde submitted his letters of opposition to defend his work; much as Basil had placed too much of himself in Dorian Gray's portrait, it is plausible that Wilde too depos ...

(3 pages) 50 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Character Analysis: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Dorian Gray ---- A young man that comes from a broken family, and a life of pain. He and Basil Hallward had met at a party and instantly become friends. Dorian visits Basil everyday, until ... lward had met at a party and instantly become friends. Dorian visits Basil everyday, until he meets Basil's friend Lord Henry. Dorian is fascinated with what Lord Henry tells him. Basil had painted a ... for its beauty, though Lord Henry wanted it. Dorian and Lord Henry go to the garden to have a talk, Basil doesn't like Lord Henry talking to Dorian. Basil knows that Lord Henry will put crazy ideas in ...

(3 pages) 58 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of the Setting

n around the 1890's. There are three main places that are involved with the setting, Dorian's home, Basil's home/studio and Lord Henry's home. I believe that the setting isn't extremely important towa ... ink-flowering thorn." (pg 19) The author uses imagery to allow the reader to smell and imagine what Basil's studio and garden is really like.The authour also used hyperboles to describe the setting " ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of the Plot

trait and lastly the fast foreword of the book by 18 years. In the beginning of chapter nine Basil had entered Dorian's home hoping to console Dorian due to the suicide of Sibyl Vane. Dorian to ... sees the death as being an artistic expression, which I think is absurd. "And besides, my dear old Basil, if you really want to console me, teach me rather to forget what has happened, or to see it f ...

(3 pages) 33 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Picture of Dorian Gray: Morality and Immortality

Oscar Wilde, the author of "The Picture of Dorian Gray", makes Basil's life change drastically by having him paint a portrait of Dorian Gray and expresses too much ... o circumvent. Wilde believes that the artist should not portray any of himself in his work, so when Basil does this, it is he who creates his own downfall, not Dorian.Wilde introduces Basil to Dorian ... rian.Wilde introduces Basil to Dorian when Basil begins to notice Dorian staring at him at a party. Basil "suddenly became conscious that someone was looking at him. He turned halfway around and saw D ...

(3 pages) 53 0 0.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Global Analysis Outline: Basil Furniture Company.

The following paper will include a detailed description of Basil, an affordable quality furniture store. The paper will outline the organization as well as pro ... alysis on Italy were the store was founded, the paper will summarize the global business venture of Basil.Description of Organization.Basil is a furniture store founded out of Italy that has managed t ... anization.Basil is a furniture store founded out of Italy that has managed to expand worldwide. The Basil Concept is founded on low-price offer in home furnishing. The idea of the company is to provid ...

(6 pages) 111 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

t example of how powerful, effective and influential the art can be. In this book it is the painter Basil Hallward, who made a Dorian's portrait so perfect like the reflection of him in the mirror. La ... door with the key that never left him now, and stand, with a mirror, in front of the portrait that Basil Hallward had painted of him, looking now at the evil and ageing face on the canvas, and now at ...

(6 pages) 39 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

"The Color of Innocence" about "The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde. Examines the color white motif in the novel and the way it's meaning evolves.

Dorian's soul between the beginning of the novel and the end.In the very beginning of the novel, as Basil speaks of his first encounter with Mr. Gray, he notes that when their "eyes met, I [Basil] fel ... nocence, passion, and beauty, all of which seems to mirror Dorian's face and soul, as is evident in Basil's description of him. The motif's meaning has reached the climax of goodness here, signifying ...

(5 pages) 38 1 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Influences of and on Dorian Gray

y is introduced to both Dorian and the reader as a man who loves to share his ideas with the world. Basil immediately has to worry that Lord Henry is going to influence Dorian in a negative way, and i ... orry that Lord Henry is going to influence Dorian in a negative way, and it soon becomes clear that Basil's fears are well founded. Lord Henry and Dorian quickly become good friends, and when Dorian i ...

(4 pages) 23 0 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

phies of Lord Henry. The first time Lord Henry and Dorian meet, while Dorian was sitting for Basil, Lord Henry sparks something in Dorian, a craving and a fire. He tells Dorian that "the only w ... Dorian into a path he might otherwise not have followed. Also the first time the two meet in Basil's studio, Lord Henry advises Dorian that he should not sit in the sun and get sunburned. When ...

(2 pages) 372 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Het Reservaat

, dan is het strafbaar. Hieronder vallen ook dingen als dichten en muziek. Ook religie is verboden. Basile Jonas is een leraar Nederlands op een school. Hij schrijft af en toe in zijn vrije tijd gedic ... een stuk op zijn viool voor haar. Daarna begint er een langdurige en voor hem moeilijke rechtzaak. Basil heeft niks in te brengen. Alles is van hem bekend, elk detail, en ze weten hem overal op te pa ...

(3 pages) 1658 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Picture Of Dorian Gray

the person he becomes. His inner personality never shows on him, but he can see it in the portrait Basil painted of him.Dorian was the kind of person everyone adored. Everyone thought he was beautifu ... he was beautiful and were fascinated by him, People were fascinated with him from first sight like Basil was. Basil described his first encounter with Dorian, "When out eyes met, I felt that I was gr ...

(7 pages) 399 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dorian Gray

bar;s only novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, the protagonist Dorian Gray ruined his beloved friend, Basil Hallward¡¦s soul. Dorian sided with evilness, betrayed his friendship with Basil, ... sided with evilness, betrayed his friendship with Basil, and at the end, killed him by his own hand.Basil had always treated Dorian as a very valuable friend, and even loved him immensely. Dorian fasc ...

(2 pages) 11 0 5.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

of Dorian Gary, a novel by Oscar Wilde, where the protagonist is of two minds between his friends, Basil and Lord Henry, good and evil, and pursuit of worldly pleasures and evil ultimately leaves Dor ... enry, good and evil, and pursuit of worldly pleasures and evil ultimately leaves Dorian unsatisfied.Basil, a very intimate friend of Dorian, symbolizes the good and the virtuous in Dorian by associati ...

(2 pages) 23 0 4.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Picture Of Dorian Gray

proper respect to his elders, who are very fond of him. That’s how it all begins. Dorian meets Basil Hallward, an artist who is fascinated with Dorian’s good looks. As Basil is painting a port ... I who was to be always young... I would give my soul for that!” (49). Henry Wotton, a friend of Basil’s, is present at the time of Dorian’s quote. He is the one whom Dorian sells his soul to ...

(5 pages) 671 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Study On the Fawlty Towers Sitcom

to the place they are using, in this case, Fawlty Towers and always using the same main characters; Basil, Sybil, Manuel, Polly, and the Major but every episode having different guests which makes it ... ur for example, in "the Germans" episode Sybil was in hospital with an in grown toenail and telling Basil what to do to get the hotel nice for when the Germans arrive but after Manuel sets the kitchen ...

(4 pages) 10 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Japan's Militarism

Explain the reasons for the triumph of militarism over democracy in 1920s and 30s Japan.By Basil Razi (IV AWW JDS)During the 1920’s and 1930’s, Japan’s militaristic values grew ...

(6 pages) 19 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History