The Picture of Dorian Gray

by: Oscar Wilde

The Preface–Chapter Two Quick Quiz

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The preface of the novel consists of a series of epigrams on what subject?

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What does Lord Henry think Basil should do with the picture of Dorian that Basil has painted?

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Before the events of the novel, what had Dorian promised to do with Lord Henry’s aunt?

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Who urges Dorian to live life to its fullest and spend his time “always searching for new sensations”?

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What does Basil try to do to the painting to be sure that it doesn’t ruin his friendship with Dorian?