James Joyce's "Araby" Analytical Essay by Top Papers

James Joyce's "Araby"
A review of the main themes in James Joyce's "Araby".
# 129476 | 750 words | 1 source | APA | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Literature (World)


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The paper examines James Joyce's "Araby", the Joycean re-telling of the classic coming of age story, and describes how the narrator traverses the rocky and uncertain path between the romantic ideal of his imaginings and the stark, ugly reality of the world around him. The paper highlights how Joyce shows his readers, through symbol and metaphor and outright exposition, how easily it is for a beautiful romantic world to come crashing down in the face of the sometimes unfortunate reality of the world in which we all live.

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"James Joyce's "Araby" is the Joycean re-telling of the classic coming of age story. In this story, the narrator traverses the rocky and uncertain path between the romantic ideal of his imaginings and the stark, ugly reality of the world around him. This is the point of his brief story, the purpose of his tale. Joyce shows his readers through symbol and metaphor and outright exposition how easily it is for a beautiful romantic world to come crashing down in the face of the sometimes unfortunate reality of the world in which we all live. Readers follow the revelations of an unnamed narrator in a bleak Irish..."

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