February 19, 2017

Homework Help: English

Posted by Mike on Monday, February 28, 2011 at 10:05am.

Can you please check these sentences for me? Thank you.

1) He was born in Dublin in 1854. He studied at Trinity College and was later sent to Oxford, where he took a first-class degree in classics.
2) He became a disciple of Walter Pater, the theorist of Aestheticism, accepting the theory of “Art for Art’s sake”.
3) He considered the cult of beauty (the search for the beautiful) as the basic factor in art.
4) Art should only pursue beauty and be deprived of any didactic purpose.
After graduating he settled in London where he became (turned into) an eccentric floppish dandy.
5) In 1881 he went on a tour in the United States where he held lectures about aestheticism which he defined as the search for the beautiful.
6) On his return (returning) to Europe he got married but he soon became tired of his marriage and pursued a career as a talker.

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