The picture of Dorian Gray: Painting a new self in your mind.

Author: Pamela Sánchez López

Year: 2010

Title: The picture of Dorian Gray: Painting a new self in your mind.


Summary: This paper offers a revision of different genres closely related to literature: graphic novels, comics, and mangas in order to explore the relevance of image and beauty in our current world. This project proposes an innovative way of using Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray in an ELT classroom composed by advanced students, which helps them develop their reading comprehension and critical thinking.


Key words: young adult literature, graphic novels, literary text, Victorian society, beauty, literature.

Library barcode: SAN 372.42