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“Araby” by James Joyce

In “Araby,” another of the short stories of Dubliners, the narrator is again a young boy who lives with his aunt and uncle.  The boy has become attracted to a neighborhood girl, the “big sister” of one of his friends.

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“The Boarding House” by James Joyce

This is another story in the Dubliners collection.  James Joyce wrote about the people of Dublin–not the down and outers like those in Frank McCourt’s Angela’s Ashes, but, a step up, about people making their livings, barely—with scanty occupations and little visible … Continue reading

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“The Sisters” by James Joyce

This is the first of fifteen short stories in James Joyce’s collection Dubliners.  (It’s not “The” Dubliners,  just Dubliners.) The first line:  “There was no hope for him this time: it was his third stroke.” That’s Joyce for you—-off and … Continue reading

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