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    One way Wilde was able to express his thoughts on society was by using satire and metaphor, instead of being explicit. One professor states, “An overarching theme in the poet’s work is social satire, where Wilde critiques social issues like the relation and rapport of the sexes or the social conventions of love” (Kemper). This is one of the countless ways Wilde expressed his feelings about the time he lived in. Even if it was not always clear cut that it was meant to make fun of society, it was still

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    Archetype In Oscar Wilde

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    Oscar Wilde can be described as the creator archetype. In “The Picture of Dorian Gray: Preface” by Oscar Wilde, Wilde states, “The artist is the creator of beautiful things. To reveal art and conceal the artist is art's aim.” In other words, Wilde is an artist and he uses figurative language to hide a moral concept in his writing as that is what an artist goal. This shows that Wilde is the creator archetype because the creator’s goal is to realize a vision and Wilde’s goal is to reveal and conceal

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    Oscar Wilde Hedonism

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    reflecting their anomalous opinions. The Dubliner Oscar Wilde portrayed his hedonistic struggles his writings. Hedonism tainted Wilde’s life and was thoroughly reflected in his writings. These hedonistic views are painted across his countless essays. Weighed with this bondage Wilde postponed a long needed conversion. Struggling with these difficulties right up to the end. Extravagance occupied Wilde’s stories in the form of hedonism. All of Oscar Wilde’s writings reflect his life in a personal way

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    Oscar Wilde Influences

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    homosexuality, Oscar Wilde is one of the most well known Irish authors of all time. Oscar Fingal O'flahertie Willis Wilde was born on October 16, 1854 in Dublin Ireland. His father, Sir William Wilde, was a successful aural surgeon, and his mother, Jane Francesca Elgee, was a revolutionary poet and a great supporter of the Irish nationalist movement. Her passion for literature had an obvious impact on Oscar Wilde, as well as on his brother Willie Wilde, who went on to become a journalist and poet. Wilde also

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    Oscar Wilde Dichotomy

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    Oscar Wilde works combine the importance of his own life with his ability to write to create famous short stories, plays and novels. A few of his most famous works include The Picture of Dorian Gray and The Importance of Being Earnest. This Irish writer used unique themes and techniques to separate himself from many other writers of his time. Themes such as homosexuality, individualism and aestheticism frequently which make his works especially stand out. His most important techniques include characterization

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    Paper On Oscar Wilde

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    Oscar Wilde was an Irish novelist, playwright, and poet. He is recognized as one of the foremost figures of the late nineteenth-century aesthetic movement, centered on the doctrine of “art for art’s sake”, supporting an emphasis on aesthetic value rather than social-political or moral themes. Wilde was born into an intellectual Irish family on October 16th, 1854. His father was an aural surgeon and his mother was a poet. She established a literary salon through which she exposed Wilde and his siblings

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    Oscar Wilde was one of the most prominent Irish born playwrights. He was a major player in the aesthetic movement, which was based on art for art’s sake. Wilde was also a novelist, playwright, poet, and critic. He was born Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wilson Wilde on October 16, 1854, in Dublin, Ireland. Wilde came from a rather large family. William Wilde, his father, had three illegitimate children previous to his marriage. They were Henry Wilson in 1838, Emily in 1847, and Mary in 1849. William provided

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    Oscar Wilde Homoeroticism

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    Homoeroticism and Defiance of Victorian Values in Oscar Wilde's The Portrait of Mr. W.H. Oscar Wilde once satirically said, "Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everybody in good society holds exactly the same opinions." Rather than hold the same opinions as those in good Victorian society, he boldly challenges them. Oscar Wilde parallels the relationships of Shakespeare, Michelangelo and other revered historical intellectuals with his relationship to Lord Alfred Douglas in his work, The Portrait

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    Oscar Wilde Satire

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    Oscar Wilde’s play An Ideal Husband (1893) is of a genre that is unlikely to ever fade out; the dramatic comedy. Wilde utilises melodramatic language to explore several heavy subjects such as compassion and empathy but there is no doubting that the play is of the romantic comedy genre. And this is concreted by the fact that this is a play that not only comments on society but makes comedy of people’s faults and bad habits via the employment of the comedic conventions satire. Oscar Wilde effectively

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    The Trial of the Sensational Oscar Wilde

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    The Trial of the Sensational Oscar Wilde   Ed Cohen's Talk on the Wilde Side discusses the trial of Oscar Wilde in 1895. Cohen explores the lack of legal transcripts of the case which relies on newspaper press reports and accounts to document this lawsuit. His investigations into the clarity of the newspaper accounts found that they "were themselves highly mediated stories whose narrative structures organized and gave meaningful shapes to the events they purported to accurately represent"

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