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The Duty

Summary: Essay discusses Eveline's duty to stay in her home and her promise to her mother in James Joyce's classic "Eveline."
James Joyce's "Eveline" tells the story of a teenage girl who has had a bad life and was given the chance to leave with someone who was seemingly the man of her dreams. He was nice to her, took her places, and treated her like a queen. He was a true gentleman; she was never treated so nicely ever before. Her upbringing was from a strict Roman Catholic Irish family whose mother had passed away in her childhood. She made a promise to her mother while on her deathbed that she felt was a duty, and that duty was to take care of her family.

Eveline was a young lady living in Ireland from the late 1800's through the early 1900's. She was raised in a strict Catholic, Irish family. Her duty in life was to take care of the family from now on and go to work...

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