The Picture of Dorian Gray, English research help: Dorian desires to reform
- Dorian desires to reform his life after the death of James Vane. Why doesn’t he succeed?
- Discuss the ending: what does it mean?
- Do you find any of these characters believable? Why or why not? (If not, do you think Wilde might have purposely drawn them as such?)
- If you know the story of Faust, what parallels do you find in Wilde’s novel?