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Lately I have noticed that society thinks the people should act and look like something that most people arent Appearance is a main issue of society today People look more at looks of one person more than their personality or abilities Growing old is frowned upon and more people try to make them themselves look younger by having surgery taking pills or using creams Most people dont really care about what is on the inside because they are more concerned with other superficial things that dont matter in the end Sometimes Im bewildered on how society reacts as if looks are the most important thing in life to life for After reading Oscar Wildes book The Picture of Dorian Gray I started to realize when how peoples looks became a very big part of society Some people now a days are so determined to stay young and beautiful forever that they would do anything and this passage is a good example of this goal in life The passage reads How sad it is murmured Dorian Gray with his eyes still fixed upon his own portrait How sad it is I shall grow old and horrible and dreadful But this picture will remain always young It will never be older than this particular day of June If it were only the other way If it were I who was to be always young and the picture that was to grow old For that--for that--I would give everything Yes there is nothing in the whole world I would not give I would give my soul for thatIn this story Dorian would give anything to stay young forever but everything comes with a price The question is what you are going to have to pay for something that you want forever In Wildes book he explains what could happen if you gave up you soul for one little superficial thing This story is about a
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