What is Oscar Wilde’s full name?
-Oscar Fingal O’Flaherie Willis Wilde
When was Oscar Wilde born?
-October 16th, 1854
Where was Oscar Wilde born?
What were his father’s occupations?
-Surgeon and Author
What were his mother’s occupations?
-Novelist and Poet
How many siblings did Oscar Wilde have?
-2 brothers and 1 sister
What was Oscar’s little sister’s name and at what age did she pass away?
-9 years old (before her 10th birthday)
What does “Requiescat” mean?
-“may she rest in peace” (tribute to Isola)
What age did he attend his first college?
-16 years old
What was the first college that he attended?
-Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland
At what age did he attend his second college?
-20 years old
Where did he attend college? (Second college)
-Magdalen College, Oxford
What poem did he win an award for?
What philosophers influenced Oscar Wilde?
When did Oscar Wilde graduate?
Who did Oscar Wilde meet when he toured America?
-Whitman and James (famous writers)
Who did he marry and when?
-Constance Mary Lloyd
What were the names of his sons?
What was he put on trial for?
Which trial was he convicted for homosexuality?
What happened to Oscar Wilde’s family after the trial?
-They changed their names and moved to Holland because of Wilde’s conviction
After his release, where did he go?
What did he write while he was in jail?
-Ballad of Reading Gaol
Where did he begin attending in Paris?
When did he publish “The Picture of Dorian Gray?”
What magazine published the first version of “The Picture of Dorian Gray?”
-Lippincotts monthly magazine
When and where did he die?
-He died penniless in a hotel room in Paris