The Picture of Dorian Gray Questions: Chapter 19-20 (The Ending)
Chapter 19-20 (The Ending) Dorian: “I have done too many dreadful things in my life. I am not going to do any more. I began my good actions yesterday.” (p173) Discuss the symbols of innocence in the novel. “[The knife] would kill the past, and when that was dead he would be free.” (p183) What is the importance of sin and redemption in the novel? Is there any redemption for Dorian? After the events that end the novel, what will Lord Henry have to say at the next dinner party? Invent at least one aphorism for him regarding the matter.