The Dead Summary
James Joyce

Everything you need to understand or teach The Dead by James Joyce.

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The Dead Summary

James Joyce wrote "The Dead" in 1907, three years after writing the fourteen other stories that were eventually published with it in his collection entitled Dubliners (1914). "The Dead" is the last story in the collection, and it unites the themes found in the earlier stories. In his book, Joyce wanted to give the history of Ireland. The prominent characteristic he saw in Ireland, and particularly in Dublin, was the spiritual paralysis of its people...

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