Essays Tagged: "Araby"


se their meaning due to human forgetfulness can cause dreadful consequences to occur. James Joyce's Araby is a story of first love and disappointment.The Lottery is set in a small town on a June morni ... square dances, teenage clubs and the Halloween program in the same spot that the lottery is held.In Araby, the boy's first love becomes the focal point of his determination. Mangan's sister is obvious ...

(3 pages) 449 2 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparing Three short stories by James Joyce; Araby, Eveline and A Little Cloud

ia that their lives yield, and the moments of painful self-realization that follow these attempts. "Araby", "The Dead" and "A Little Cloud", stories included in Dubliners best portray the idea of the ... of exhaustion, emptiness and numbness into his characters as a result of this political upheaval. "Araby", "The Dead" and "A Little Cloud" are remarkable not only for their reaction of Dublin in the ...

(6 pages) 238 1 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Compares "Araby" by James Joyce, and "My Antonia" by Willa cather

Lesson in AdolescenceMy Antonia and "Araby", two different stories that have many compelling ties. Araby and My Antonia are connected in ... y human attributes, they both have their differences. In the following, James Joyce's character in "Araby" and Jim Burden in Will Cather's My Antonia will be examined.To begin, the young boy in "Araby ... now has. The quest ends when he arrives at the bazaar and realizes with slow, tortured imagine that Araby is not at all what he anticipated. The boy realizes that he has placed all his love and hope i ...

(4 pages) 143 2 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Inocence and experience.

ected in some way through genre for LIT 225. The three selections are: Graduation by Angelou, Maya. Araby by Joyce, James and One Friday Morning by Hughes, LangstonIntroductionI will be discussing inn ... ates to literature. I will be reviewing three separate stories, Graduation written by Maya Angelou, Araby written by James Joyce, and One Friday Morning written by Langston Hughes. I will be discussin ...

(7 pages) 157 0 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Araby" is about a young boy and his first experience with love.

Araby is the story of a young boy who is attracted to his friend's older sister. The girl, who is pr ... m. When the girl does finally notice him, she expresses her sadness in not being able to attend the Araby bazaar. The boy sets out on a quest to get a gift for the girl. During the boy's quest in the ... eeling of hope is evident while he waits for his uncle to return to give him the money to go to the Araby bazaar. The feelings of anguish and anger happen at several points in the story. The sentence ...

(1 pages) 91 3 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

James Joyce's "Araby".

James Joyce's "Araby"The narrator in "Araby" believes himself to be an individual in the midst of a sea of chaos an ...

(2 pages) 83 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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 of light a ... we see the darkness of the bazaar that represents the boy's disappointment. On the simplest level, "Araby" is a story about a boy's first love. On a deeper level, however, it is a story about the worl ... .The prevailing imagery of darkness shows that the boy's spiritual environment is musty and dark.. "Araby" begins at dusk and continues through the evening during the winter. He chooses gloomy setting ...

(4 pages) 123 2 4.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

An examination of the physical spaces in James Joyce's "Araby" as representations of guilt, lust and sex.

In James Joyce's "Araby" various spaces are used to symbolize guilt, lust and sex. The narrator's desire to venture fr ... bolize guilt, lust and sex. The narrator's desire to venture from home in order to attend a Bazaar, Araby, parallel his desire have his first sexual experience. The narrator's home is a place of relig ... et lust, as represented by the artifacts of a dead but sexed priest who once lived in the house. As Araby is the farthest point from home to which the narrator ventures in the story, it comes to repre ...

(8 pages) 83 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Lost in Love: A Comparison of "At the Pitt-Rivers" to "Araby"

In both Penelope Lively's "At the Pitt-Rivers" and James Joyce's "Araby" the boy narrators have skewed views about love. Throughout his particular story however, each ... fore such as talking and simply enjoying another's company.It is harder to grasp what the boy from "Araby" initially thinks and then learns because Joyce is not as straightforward as Lively. However, ... sister, a girl about whom he says, "I had never spoken to her, except for a few casual words" (16 -Araby). Much like the other narrator's initial thoughts, the boy is convinced that he can be in love ...

(3 pages) 42 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


"Araby," is a story centered around first love, ideals and dreams. The setting of this story becomes ... bly excited as she leaves her home. When the girl tells the narrator how she is unable to go to the Araby, he tells her, if he goes he will bring her something back. He is presented with an opportunit ...

(1 pages) 48 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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 something so ... a set of blinds, the "blindness" of his aunt and uncle (who failed to remember his request to go to Araby and came home late anyway) unaware of his feelings. Most of all, the girl who was the object o ...

(5 pages) 84 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Compare and contrast Joyce's 'Araby' and 'Eveline'. Comment on the writer's effectiveness.

im, passive, like a helpless animal. Her eyes gave him no sign of love or farewell or recognition."'Araby' is a story about a boy whose life revolves around Mangans sister. To develop the plot of the ... e of the thought of her father, yet the boy is paralyzed by anger.The similarities between Joyce's 'Araby' and 'Eveline' characters are, for example the boy's uncle and Evelines father. In 'Araby', th ...

(7 pages) 2236 1 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Araby by James Joyce

Araby, it's overall theme is the boy's realization of his fall from grace. Within the story Joyce fo ... he reader that he will soon realize that the love of the girl can not be bought. When he arrives at Araby, it is nearly deserted. He hastily enters through a more expensive gate, as opposed to looking ... fatuated with the girl next door. He is now all grown up, and as self-deceiving as those around him.Araby setting analysisIn "Araby", James Joyce creates the larger part of the setting of a late 1800' ...

(2 pages) 153 2 3.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Comparison of the Main Characters in "Araby" and "The Swimmer"

n experience where reality sets in. This realization happens either very quickly or takes time. In "Araby" and "The Swimmer" the two main characters go through a circumstance that brings them into rea ... wo main characters go through a circumstance that brings them into reality. Even though the boy in "Araby" and the man, Neddy, in "The Swimmer" are in different phases of their lives they share a simi ...

(2 pages) 38 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Araby by James Joyce

In 'Araby', the narrator is a young boy whose life up to this point has been simple and happy. The monot ... yce writes with a pessimistic undertone that modernists see as the inevitable end for everyone. In 'Araby', he uses a young child still caught in the state of childhood innocence to show a modernist's ... months until one night while outside Mangan's front stoop she came out and asked if he was going to Araby, a traveling bazaar that was supposed to be extraordinary. The narrator, caught in aberration, ...

(5 pages) 56 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Loss of Innocence

In James Joyce's "Araby" the boy' loss of innocence may be confusing and evenpainful but at the same time it is import ... enpainful but at the same time it is important . It begins his journey in to adulthood. The boy in "Araby" is experiencing something all young men experience, the first crush. It is a time in his life ... see Mangan's sister again, but, in his mind for him to do that he needs to get her something from "Araby". The boy is so charged from his encounter that he says he wishes to annihilate the days separ ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Setting in A Rose for Emily, The Yellow Wallpaper and Araby

Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily", Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper" and James Joyce's "Araby", setting is an important factor and it helps tie in the characters and the plot of the story. ... se around her, has fallen into an extreme fantasy by the conclusion of this piece.In James Joyce's "Araby", the boy is intensely subject to the city's dark, hopeless traditional values, and his sad de ...

(5 pages) 139 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Describe stream of consciousness and how it relates to the James Joyce stories "Araby" and "Eveline."

the two passages that were required to read, Joyce brings about similarities between his works. In "Araby" and "Eveline" his characters both had to overcome a struggle in their paths. In "Araby", the ...

(3 pages) 34 0 3.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Short Stories From Echoes

The "Other"The two stories, "Araby" and "Going to The Moon", seem to have a common theme, fascination and fear of things differen ... gs different. From the opposite sex to distant places, these fascinations exist within all people. "Araby" is the story of a young boy's journey to a mystical bazaar known as Araby. "Going to The Moon ... e upcoming paragraphs, will explain how each of these young boys is drawn to the "other".First, in "Araby" there are two things that the boy is drawn to; the first thing is the mystical and mysterious ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

British Writers

make you think and don't give you all the answers. A story I thoroughly enjoyed by James Joyce was "Araby". There are many reasons why I like Joyce's "Araby". First, it is rather sh ... t" is something that interests them more than long, drawn out and complicated. Also, because "Araby" is short, doesn't mean that it isn't complicated or complex. It means that Joyce can pr ...

(3 pages) 619 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers