Inlämning av Examensarbete / Submission of Thesis

Malin Pettersson , pp. 21. Inst. för humaniora/Dept. of the Humanities, 2001.

The work

Författare / Author: Malin Pettersson
Titel / Title: The Seven Deadly Sins in Oscar Wilde's Picture of Dorian Gray
Översatt titel / Translated title: De Sju Dödssynderna i Oscar Wildes Porträttet av Dorian Gray
Abstrakt Abstract:

This essay is about Oscar Wilde's "The Picture of Dorian Gray" and The Seven
Deadly Sins. The sins are sloth, greed, gluttony, lust, pride, envy and
anger. This essay is about how the protagonist of the book, Dorian Gray
self-destructs because of them. He committs six of them and inflict two on
other characters in the book, envy and anger. To Dorian sinning is like an
addiction, once he gets started he cannot stop. Eventually because of all
the sinning Dorian kills himself, in other words self-destructs, and it is
due to the seven deadly sins.

Ämnesord / Subject: Humaniora - The Humanities\English

Nyckelord / Keywords: gothic literature, English literature, 1800-1899

Publication info

Dokument id / Document id:
Program:/ Programme Språk och kultur/Humanities
Registreringsdatum / Date of registration: 09/16/2004
Uppsatstyp / Type of thesis: C-Uppsats


Handledare / Supervisor: Michael Davis
Organisation / Organisation: Blekinge Institute of Technology
Institution / School: Inst. för humaniora/Dept. of the Humanities

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