Thursday, October 3, 2013 |
On the surface E.L. James and Oscar Wilde may have little in common. James got her start writing fan fiction for the teenage vampire franchise Twilight and Wilde set out to write literature that conveyed his ideas on the philosophy Aestheticism and the new English Renaissance in Art. But their defining novels, Fifty Shades of Grey and The Picture of Dorian Gray are more similar than you might think. Both works explore the ultimate search for pleasure and the lengths people go to achieve this.
Take the quiz to find out if you can tell the difference between nineteenth and twenty first century hedonists.
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