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    to have our heads in the clouds and be lost in them. Everyone, at some point in their lives, has the desire to escape from the dull routines of everyday lives. James Joyce conveys this desire effectively in his short stories called “Eveline” and “Araby”. Even though the plots are completely different, both the stories have protagonists who are lonely, desperate

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    Elissa Scott #CO2428176 Professor Abraham Tarango ENG100 September 8, 2014 ARABY AND WILD BERRY BLUE Araby and Wild Berry Blue are similar short stories yet evolve in various ways. Both narrations involve main characters agonizing with young angst over the admiration of perceived love. The two narrators see themselves as two individual adolescents pining for mysterious and alluring representations of beauty, who they feel will set them free from their suffering. This infatuation distracts

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    In the short story, “Araby,” James Joyce, an Irish novelist and poet, establishes a key theme of frustration in the first-person narrative as he deals with the limits imposed on him by his situation. The protagonist is an unnamed boy, along with a classic crush on his friend’s sister. Because of this, he travels to a bazaar (also known as a world fair) called Araby, where he ultimately faces his juvenile actions. The ideas Joyce encourages with this story revolve on how the boy reacts to these emotions

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    Araby Setting

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    Araby by James Joyce, at first, is an enlightening story of the strange actions of mankind. Although with further analysis, with the help of the articles certain symbols and similarities reveal themselves that clarify and add onto the story. The second article adds onto the meaning of the setting, and adds onto the boy’s ignorance of his surroundings. Where the article states “North Richmond Street is described metaphorically and presents the reader with his first view of the boy's world. The street

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    Araby Notes

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    "In James Joyce's short story "Araby," the male narrator's coming-of-age is transposed against a tale of an innocent woman's supposed falling from grace, in the eyes of the young man. The young man promises to go to a fair called Araby. The name "Araby" was often thought to comprise the fictional or romanticized version of Arabia or Arab world, such as in the then-popular song "The Sheik of Araby." ("Araby, 2005) The young man promises to bring the young woman something from the far-off and exotic

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    James Joyce’s “Araby” is a short story narrated by an adolescent boy who falls in love with a nameless girl on North Richmond Street. Every day this boy watches her “brown figure,” which is “always in [his] eyes,” and chases after it (27). According to the boy, “lher image accompanie[s] [him] even in places the most hostile to romance” (27). He thinks of her bodily figure often, invokes her name “in strange prayers and praises”, and emits “flood[like]” tears at the mere thought of her (27). The boy

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    Araby Bazaars

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    hall was in darkness”9. He finds Araby much like North Richmond Street, empty and dark with few people. The boy is struck by “a silence like that which pervades a church after a service"9. In that dark silence the boundaries of his small, private world of the imagination dissolve. The Araby turns out not to be the most fantastic place he hoped it would be. Rather, it is exactly the sort of disappointing bazaar. The boy is so upset at the abysmal picture of Araby bazaar that

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    Compared To Araby

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    My story compares to James Joyce’s Araby. My revised story also contains the loss of innocence motif. I wanted this story to heavily rely on metaphors to tell about what was happening in a more visual way. Araby had a lot of tiny hidden details that many of us missed when we read the story for the first time and even when we read through it a second time. The meaning was there but the story didn’t ever outwardly say anything about it, which left it just as mysterious as what the title suggests. Though

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    Tone Of Araby

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    Tone is a very important compound of literal composition, which conveys the attitudes and feelings of the narrator. In the short story “Araby”, the narrator “I” is an immature child who lives in a “blind” and “quite” street but longs for romance. He goes to Araby for his dream girl but finds that place is nothing similar with his expectation. Here as the narrator experiences his “epiphany”, his tone also takes an abrupt turn, which amplifies the significance of this epiphany and makes the story more

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    Araby Conflict

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    Another agonizing step on the road to maturity is completed. Growing up is tough and the boy in James Joyce’s “Araby” acquires another step on that road through conflict; enduring barbaric surroundings and his puppy love ideas coming to a bitter end. James Joyce's “Araby” is a short story centering on an Irish adolescent emerging from boyhood delusions into the rigid realities of everyday life in Dublin. Conflict is a literary device used for expressing a struggle the protagonist of the story finds

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