Banfi Giovinetti Justo De Abreu Derico Martinez3º Standard
Maincharacters:BasilDorian GrayLord Henry WottonSibyl VaneJames Vane
Dorian and Harry were talking inthe garden. Harry said strangethings, he said that Dorian wasbeautiful and that this beautywon’t be forever.
Two friends were talking in London.Harry wanted to show Basil’s portraitbut he didn’t want because it was toomuch like him. Then, Harry met Dorian.
Basil finished the portrait . WhenDorian looked at the picture theyremembered what Harrysaid.Then, he was sad because thepicture would never change . Dorianwished to be young forever. Dorianhated the picture.
Dorian was a orphan. But he wouldinherit a fortune. One day Doriantold Harry that he was in love withan actress her name was Sibyl.
Sibyl Vane , was very happybecause she fell in love withDorian.Her mother didn’t like thisbecause she wanted Sibyl toact, but the brother said that ifDorian made her cry he would killhim.
Harry, Basil and Dorian went to thetheatre . Basil was unhappy thatDorian was going to marry an actress.But he could see that Dorian washappy. Sibyl Vane was very lovely, but she acted very badly. She was aterrible actress.
SYBIL VANE WAS TALKING WITH HER MOTHERABOUT DORIAN, HER PRINCE CHARMING. SHE WASSAYING THAT SHE LOVEDDORIAN, AND HE LOVED HER.HER MOTHER SAID THAT DORIAN WAS AGENTLEMAN AND SHE WAS POOR, BUT SYBIL SAIDTHAT SHE WAS IN LOVE WITH HIM.AT THIS MOMENT, JAMES VANE, SYBIL’SBROTHER, CAME IN. JAMES VANE SPOKE ABOUTDORIAN AND ABOUTHIS VOYAGES. HE HAD TO GO AWAY BECAUSE HEWAS A SAILOR.WHEN SYBIL VANE LEFT THE ROOM, JAMESTALKED TO HIS MOTHER, AND HE CALMED HER.
BASIL AND LORD HENRY WENT TO THE THEATRE. DORIAN WAS HAPPYWHEN SYBIL VANE APPEARED, EVERYONE BECAME SILENT. SHE WASONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRLS THAT LORD HENRYHAD EVER SEEN BUT SHE WAS A TERRIBLE ACTRESS.AFTER HALF AN HOUR LORD HENRY AND BASIL LEFT.DORIAN WAS ANGRY. WHEN THE PLAY FINISHED, HE TALKED WITHSYBIL. HE WAS VERY CRUEL, HE TOLD HER THAT HE LOVEDHER FOR HER ART, AND AT THIS MOMENT, SHE HAD KILLED HIS LOVE.AFTER THE CONVERSATION, HE LEFT.WHEN DORIAN ARRIVED AT HIS HOUSE, HE WAS SURPRISED, HISPORTRAIT HAD CHANGED, IT HAD A STRANGESMILE, AND THEN HE THOUGHT THAT HE HAD BEEN VERY CRUELWITH SYBIL, HE WOULD GO TO SEE HER, AND HE WOULDMARRY HER, AND TRY TO LOVE HER AGAIN.
Dorian covered the portrait with apiece of cloth, locked the room andkept the key.Basil was horrified at the change inDorian. He blamed Harry forDorian’s attitude.
Dorian’s character began to change.Years passed and Dorian remainedyoung and beautiful but people saidbad things about him. He became avery rich person. The imagen of hisportrait continued deteriorating. Hewanted to know why he had lost all hisfriends. When Dorian showed Basil theportrait his soul,Dorian caught a knifeand stabbed Basil repeateatly.
Basil mentioned that he was goingto leave for six months in Paris.He told Dorian about the terriblerumours that were being spreadabout Dorian conduct Dorianlaughed at him and promised toshow his soul.
Dorian led Basil to the attic andshowed him the hideous portrait, ithad nothing of it former beauty Basilasked Dorian to kneel and prayforgiveness but Dorian slized a knifeand stabbed Basil repeteadly
Dorian recived guests at his housethey all enjoyed shooting. One dayDorian saw James Vane’s whiteface whatching him through awindow. He felt so scared that hefainted. One day Dorian and hisguests were shooting. They shot ata hare but it happened to be a man.It was James Vane. Dorian leftsafe.
Dorian wanted to be a good person.They talked about Alan campell.Basil’s disapearance. Dorian feltawfull. He went to the attic to lookat his portrait and saw no change sohe decided to destroy it. He caught aknife and destroyed it. When theservants entered they found theportrait of their master and thebody of an old dead man on the floor.They examined his hands andrecognised Dorian for his rings.