“The picture of Dorian Gray”: The preface
“The artist is the creator of beautiful things” as “Ode on a Grecian Urn” makes something eternal, what is beautiful is eternal. “To reveal art and conceal the artist is art’s aim” reveal art itself, this give us an idea of the artist but we don’t know him, from this line we can know only art. We are simply looking at something that is eternal, what is eternal is beautiful. “Translate into another manner or a new material his impression of beautiful things” from the work of art talk about another matter. This perfection stress a sort of spirituality. Oscar Wilde suggested that art is for art’s sake. “The highest as the lowest form of criticism is a made of autobiography” personal interpretation of the result on autobiography an eternal work of art from his own point of view.
Content words: noun, adjective, verbs that say an action, are useful to understand the meaning. He does not respect what the work of art is. Corruption: find ugly meanings in beautiful things. Cultivated: someone find beautiful meaning in beautiful things.