"Classwork Wilde"

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Classwork instructions:
a) copy the questions and paste them on a "Word" sheet
b) sent the paper to:
c) you works are to arrive by 12:10

Answer the following questions:
1) 'I am afraid it will not go with my dress,' she answered; 'and, besides, the Chamberlain's nephew has sent me some real jewels, and everybody knows that jewels cost far more than flowers.'
'Well, upon my word, you are very ungrateful,' said the Student angrily; and he threw the rose into the street, where it fell into the gutter, and a cart-wheel went over it. "(The Nightingale and the Rose)
Explain the meaning of this passage.

2) What does Dorian Gray's picture represent?

3)"All art is at once surface and symbol. Those who go beneath the surface do so at their peril. Those who read the symbol do so at their peril." (The Preface)
Explain the meaning of this passage.