Essays Tagged: "Joyce"

'A portrait of an Artist as a Young Man' written by Joyce

In Joyce's novel, 'A portrait of an Artist as a Young Man', he weaves the stories of his youth and his ... is growth as a young man to tell us about who he was as an individual and the sort of life he lead. Joyce uses many techniques such as stream of consciousness to help us picture his mindset and help ... help his audience feel the emotions he had after the certain situations of his life. In the novel, Joyce uses the young character Stephen as his protagonist to display the deep emotional turmoil and ...

(8 pages) 123 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Death of the Irish culture; James Joyce "The Dead"

s most people know an author isn't going to call a piece of his work something for no reason. James Joyce titled The Dead as such to help get the meaning of the story across better, that the character ... othing of substance and pretend certain things happen , did not. By this being part of the culture, Joyce is saying that the Irish culture is dead.The hostesses of the annual dance, which is the setti ...

(2 pages) 127 3 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A bookreport of the story "Eveline" by James Joyce.

In the short story "Eveline" by James Joyce, the character undergoes many conflicts and decisions that affect her lifestyle. The general t ... also had his impact as he would be on the mind of Eveline most through the duration of her decision.Joyce, in writing this type of short story does achieve a success in the sense that she showed how a ... ld heavily impact a relationship among family. The way the character Eveline is portrayed shows how Joyce had an ability to give the reader a way to relate to the written idea and theme of the story. ...

(2 pages) 101 2 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Imagery of Dark vs Light in James Joyce's "Araby"

The most remarkable imagery in Joyce's' "Araby" is the imagery of dark and light. The whole story reads like a chiaroscuro, a play ... imagery of dark and light. The whole story reads like a chiaroscuro, a play of light and darkness. Joyce uses the darkness to describe the reality which the boy lives in and the light to describe the ... ory starts with the description of the dark surroundings of the boy: his neighborhood and his home. Joyce uses these dark and gloomy references to create the dark mood and atmosphere. Later, when he d ...

(4 pages) 123 2 4.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Araby by James Joyce

Many people can relate intuitively to James Joyce's Araby in one way or another. We all have had some incident in our lives where we wanted some ... aises which I myself did not understand. My eyes were often full of tears (I could not tell why)." (Joyce) His confusion is another step towards sorting out his feelings towards her. However, I do bel ... how "her dress swung as she moved her body and the soft rope of her hair tossed from side to side."(Joyce) Details like this, from a kid, seem very odd because it is very uncommon of lovers to memoriz ...

(5 pages) 84 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Araby by James Joyce

Araby, it's overall theme is the boy's realization of his fall from grace. Within the story Joyce foreshadows this epiphany by using phrases such as "feeling I was about to slip..", in referen ... is compared to that of a church after services. As he walks toward a booth with vases and tea sets, Joyce mentions that the boy recognizes the voices of those selling the wares as English. He is treat ...

(2 pages) 153 2 3.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Araby by James Joyce

s life nurtures his childhood happiness and innocence, and from this state the boy is introduced to Joyce's version of reality that has been lurking before his eyes his entire life. Through hours spen ... narrator begins by describing the setting in which he lives. In order to correlate the setting and Joyce's sub-textual meaning, it will be described later in the essay.Being a modernist writer, Joyce ...

(5 pages) 56 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Araby

In "Araby" by James Joyce, this was a short story in which the protagonists gained a consciousness that was beyond him. ... e driven and derided by vanity" and the vanity is his own. I liked the ending of the story, because Joyce draws his protagonist with strokes "A boy who is initiated into knowledge through the loss of ...

(3 pages) 103 1 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Epiphany in Dubliners

Introduction:James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (1882-1941), Irish novelist and poet, whose psychological perceptions and innovative literary ... nd innovative literary techniques make him one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Joyce was born in Dublin on February 2, 1882, the son of a poverty-stricken civil servant. He was ed ... r two children lived in Trieste, Italy, in Paris, and in Zurich, Switzerland, meagerly supported by Joyce's jobs as a language instructor and by gifts from patrons. In 1907 Joyce suffered an attack of ...

(15 pages) 87 0 3.7 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Complexity of Language Increases in Proportion to the Protagonist's Development in Joyce's "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man"

song. Always the same: and when the fellows stopped talking in the playroom you could hear it. (7-8)Joyce's text presents Stephen's consciousness in its early stages of development characterized by si ... consciousness in its early stages of development characterized by simplicity of language and ideas. Joyce is consistent in style throughout the novel, using various literary and poetic devices that re ...

(9 pages) 35 0 1.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Explore the character of Bob Doran from James Joyce's "The Boarding House"

s quite an abundance of weak people all around the world, and the character of Bob Doran from James Joyce's "The Boarding House," is certainly one of those people. Bob Doran symbolizes this weakness b ... would: he feels a great deal of guilt over his affair with Mrs. Mooney's young daughter, Polly. As Joyce mentions, "the affair would be sure to be talked of and his employer would be certain to hear ...

(3 pages) 21 1 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"A and P" a Return to "Araby" : The Americanization of "Araby"

Updike's short story, "A & P." This short story has striking resemblances to "Araby," by James Joyce, who was from Ireland. These two tales both tell a story of a poor, sometimes desperate, roman ... nes these stories closely there are several pieces that hold this theory together. "Araby" by James Joyce and "A & P" by John Updike are two stories, which, in spite of their many differences, hav ...

(12 pages) 46 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

British Writers

writers. Each, a master of their time, represent the age during which they wrote. In my mind, James Joyce is a standout among standouts. This is a hard thing to accomplish when you are in the company ... S. Elliot, William Yeats, and Dylan Thomas. It could be my preference of style of writing that make Joyce my "pick of the litter". Joyce has a "straight ahead" way of writing some of his w ...

(3 pages) 444 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

HALLOWE’EN PARTY

e was getting the house ready for the party. Mrs. Oliver was helping put pumpkins all around when a Joyce came up to her and said ", I've seen a murder before." No one believed her.After the par ... p to her and said ", I've seen a murder before." No one believed her.After the party was over Joyce was discovered drowned in the tub used for bobbing for apples.Joyce's brother is found in the ...

(2 pages) 301 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dreams And Ideals In James Joyce's "Araby"

James Joyce's short story Araby is a story about a young boy's first love. Joyce suggests that the world i ... lives, and the world in which all mankind lives, is a world that is inimical to dreams and ideals. Joyce, through his narrator's description of the street on which he lives, the priest and his belong ... ject described in the story is North Richmond Street. The street is described as blind, a dead end. Joyce uses the street to show the repressive nature of the neighbourhood on adolescence. The street ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Araby" by James Joyce: Identify and explain rhetorical and figurative strategies of the essay, as well as the overall theme.

In Araby, a short story written by James Joyce in 1914, the allure of new love and the loss of innocence are seen throughout. The story is na ... that what he was always told about love and how he always pictured it is largely fictional. Through Joyce's use of symbolism and allusion, the narrator faces the challenge of being blinded by beauty.T ... cribing North Richmond Street-the street on which he lives. Throughout the first part of the story, Joyce uses reoccurring religious symbols to help show the beginning of the narrator's loss of innoce ...

(4 pages) 19 0 3.4 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Boarding House by James Joyce, Human Nature, Traditional Myth, Beliefs.

human nature will over power the moral decisions that we encounter. In "The Boarding House", James Joyce expresses his character's inability to follow the "traditional myth" of their society. Joyce g ... already setup a plan to accuse Mr. Doran of, "taking advantage of Polly's youth and inexperience" (Joyce, par 8) With this in mind it gave Mrs. Mooney the assurance she needed with a strong backing f ...

(3 pages) 12 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare and Contrasting James Joyce "The Boarding House" and Kelvin Christopher James "Ties"

ge of events that we will encounter through our history. In “The Boarding House” by James Joyce and “Ties” by Kelvin Christopher James, the two authors express the moral paralysis ... 148; family ways. Indicating that society’s pressures will dominate a family’s influence, Joyce says, “She had all the weight of social opinion on her side” (Joyce 3.) Using Mrs. M ...

(3 pages) 13 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Araby

The experience of the boy in James Joyce�fs �gAraby�h illustrates how people often expect more than everyday reali ... realization, they often feel disillusioned and disappointed. By using dark and obscure references, Joyce gives a more vivid picture of the boy's reality of living in the gloomy town of �gAraby ... d of darkness with only the light of Mangan�fs sister to give him a sense of joy. In "Araby" Joyce uses the images of light and dark to show how a young boy must confront reality. More importan ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Eveline By James joyce

lce MendesENGL 102- MWF 10-10:50Professor Danielle GelehrterEnglish Composition IIEveline By: James Joyce"Eveline" by James Joyce is a short story about a young woman who demonstrates the pitfalls of ... and the possibility of a married life abroad."The white of two letters in her lap grew indistinct" (Joyce, 2). This quote shows how Eveline is incapable to let go of family relationships with her fath ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature