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Ugliness in the Short Novel "Araby"

Summary: A look at the short novel "Araby" by James Joyce. Essay is an exploration of setting as well as its effects on tone.
"Araby", a short story by James Joyce, is a despondent memory of adolescence narrated by a now grown man. The narrator recalls his first love, the older sister of his friend Mangan. He relates to us how he waited for her to leave her house for school before he would leave his house, trailing behind her until their ways parted, then passing her and going on his way. They had not had a conversation, until one day she asked him if he was going to Araby. Araby was the name of a bazaar that took place in Dublin in May 1894 (Beatty et al. 397). The narrator then, due to Mangan's sister's insistence that it would be "splendid" and that she would love to go (Joyce 397), decided to go to Araby, and to get her something there, because she could not attend. Once the idea was in his head, the...

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