"A Painful Case" Analytical Essay by Master Researcher

"A Painful Case"
An analysis of James Duffy's character in "A Painful Case" by James Joyce.
# 37211 | 1,650 words | 2 sources | 2002 | US
Published on Nov 10, 2003 in English (Analysis) , Literature (European (other))

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This paper addresses the inherently selfish nature of the character of Mr. James Duffy in James Joyce's story, "A Painful Case" from "Dubliners". Duffy is cast within this story as being entirely selfish and without merit, and has thus willingly condemned himself to a life of misery.

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