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Oscar Wilde: The sphinx without a secret. Oscar Wilde He was born in Dublin in 1854. His mother was a writer too. He died in Paris in 1900.

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1 Oscar Wilde: The sphinx without a secret

2 Oscar Wilde He was born in Dublin in His mother was a writer too. He died in Paris in 1900.

3 Oscar Wilde He studied in many universities, as Oxford or the Trinity College. He was in prison for 2 years.

4 He wrote The sphinx without a secret in 1891

5 The sphinx without a secret Main characters: Main characters: Oswald Oswald Lord Murchison Lord Murchison Lady Alroy Lady Alroy

6 The sphinx without a secret Oswald saw his friend Lord Murchison in a restaurant. They hadnt met for ten years. Oswald saw his friend Lord Murchison in a restaurant. They hadnt met for ten years. Murchison was strange and Oswald thought that it was because of a woman. Murchison was strange and Oswald thought that it was because of a woman.

7 The sphinx without a secret Oswald and Murchison went to a calm place to talk. Oswald and Murchison went to a calm place to talk. By the way, they saw a yellow carriage and Murchison didnt like this colour… By the way, they saw a yellow carriage and Murchison didnt like this colour…

8 The sphinx without a secret Murchison showed Oswald a photograph of a mysterious woman and he asked about her. Murchison showed Oswald a photograph of a mysterious woman and he asked about her. Murchison told a story. Murchison told a story.

9 The sphinx without a secret One day, Murchison saw a yellow carriage where there was a very pretty woman. One day, Murchison saw a yellow carriage where there was a very pretty woman. He was looking for the woman for some days. He was looking for the woman for some days. Finally, Lord Murchison was invited to a party where he saw Lady Alroy and he fell in love with her. Finally, Lord Murchison was invited to a party where he saw Lady Alroy and he fell in love with her.

10 The sphinx without a secret When Murchison went to visit her, the servant said that she wasnt at home. When Murchison went to visit her, the servant said that she wasnt at home. Alroy answered Murchisons letter and she accepted to meet another day Alroy answered Murchisons letter and she accepted to meet another day

11 The sphinx without a secret Murchison surprised her while she was going into a ballroom. Murchison surprised her while she was going into a ballroom. Her headscarf fell down and Murchison picked it up. Her headscarf fell down and Murchison picked it up.

12 The sphinx without a secret Murchison went to talk to her but she lied to him. Murchison went to talk to her but she lied to him. He got angry, insulted her and he left. He got angry, insulted her and he left.

13 The sphinx without a secret Later, he received a letter from Alroy and gave it back without opening it. Later, he received a letter from Alroy and gave it back without opening it. He went abroad that night He went abroad that night When he came back, Alroy had died. When he came back, Alroy had died.

14 The sphinx without a secret He decided to investigate why she was so mysterious. He decided to investigate why she was so mysterious. He discovered that Lady Alroy liked to be the main character on the mysterious books that she read. He discovered that Lady Alroy liked to be the main character on the mysterious books that she read.

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