James Joyce

(nonfiction – James Joyce) Religion in James Joyce

‘s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Religion and Its Effect on Stephen Dedalus Religion is an important and recurring theme in James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Through his experiences with religion, Stephen Dedalus both matures and progressively becomes more individualistic as he grows. Though reared […]

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The Dubliners – “Far From Home”

“Far From Home” is written in the third person and is a character-driven story. Free indirect discourse has been used to make the reader relate to the character. This technique allows the audience to gain insight into the character’s thoughts feelings and dilemmas without using the first person narrative. Examples of when Joyce uses free […]

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Dubliners by James Joyce

James Augustine Alrysius Joyce, an Irish writer, was born in Dublin 2nd February 1882 and died in Zurich, Switzerland 13th January 1941. He was born into a well-off Catholic family and was the eldest surviving child; two of his siblings died of typhoid. Joyce was originally educated at Clongowes Wood College, a boarding school in […]

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Analysis of Eveline

James Joyce’s “Eveline”, one of the short stories in “The Dubliners” , is a tale based upon the friction which can exist between familial and romantic love , the conflicts between the opposite choices of perpetuating the status quo versus initiating irreversible change , and the agonies that are experienced when pivotal decisions have to […]

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Eveline By James Joyce and Samphire by Patrick O’Brian

Both of these stories tell of women wanting to break away from dominating male influences in their lives. Eveline is fed up of working at home and of looking after her father where as Molly wants a life away from Lacy. But at the end of each story, neither woman is nearer to her goal […]

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Dubliners Analysis

Throughout Dubliners the themes of rebellion from the Dublin environment and entrapment within it occur in each story. One story where the protagonists are particularly trapped is Two gallants where Corley and Lenehan are stuck in a vicious cycle involving easy money for drink and easy women for sex, their rebellion from the mundane life […]

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James Joyce Araby Eveline

James Joyce was born in Dublin, in 1882 and subsequently became one of Ireland’s greatest writers with books such as Dubliners’ being hugely successful among many around the world. Still considered one of the greatest writers to this day, Joyce even succeeds in having a day dedicated to him named after one of his characters. […]

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James Joyce’s book, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Ernest

Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms share distinct similarities in terms of structure and overall literary form. Both works feature a characterizing five part form that gives each work its own distinct identity in the literary world and this form is also important in its role in telling the story. Though the five part form is […]

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Araby

In “Araby,” the allure of new love and distant places mingles with the familiarity of everyday drudgery, with frustrating consequences. Mangan’s sister embodies this mingling, since she is part of the familiar surroundings of the narrator’s street as well as the exotic promise of the bazaar. She is a “brown figure” who both reflects the […]

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