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This student essay consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis of James Joyce's "The Dead".
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James Joyce's "The Dead"

Summary: Essay deals with the meaning of the title in relation with the main event of the story "Gabriel's Epiphany."
James Joyce's short story "The Dead" deals with the meaning of life. This title is significant and enhances several aspects of the story. First of all, it reveals that the characters are unable to be emotional. They are physically living but emotionally dead. Second of all, it contributes to the main subject of the story, Gabriel's epiphany. The title contributes to these aspects of the story by adding meaning and acting as a reminder of the overall theme of the story.

The title, "The Dead", reveals the difference between how the people appear to be and who they really are. All the people at the party appear lively, but inside, these people are dead. Dead in this context implies that they are emotionally dead, but also that they are unable to change. Apart from Gabriel, everyone is unable to change. This is because they have adapted to their...

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