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Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray in many ways expresses a reaction against the views of art and morality that characterized the Victorian era. Though the artistic ideas of Romanticism had long gone out of style, some resurface in Wilde’s story. Discuss the extent to which the ideals of Romanticism may be found in the novel. In what ways are the themes of the book contrary to Romanticism?