The Picture of Dorian Gray Questions: Chapter 12-14 (The Murder and Aftermath)
Chapter 12-14 (The Murder and Aftermath) Basil Hallward: “Sin is a thing that writes itself across a man’s face. It cannot be concealed. People talk sometimes of secret vices. There are no such things.” (p126) “Each of us has Heaven and Hell in him, Basil” cried Dorian with a wild gesture of despair. (p131) Is Dorian responsible for the ruined lives of his friends? Is Lord Henry responsible for the ruined life of Dorian? When is someone responsible? How does Dorian manipulate those around him?