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Greater Internal Acceptance of Society and Self

Summary: Narcissism can be defined as an excessive amount of love and admiration toward oneself. It is also referred with a psychological condition characterizing self-preoccupation, lack of empathy and unconscious deficits in self-esteem. James Joyce's The Dead contains an individual with characteristic traits that can be described as a narcissist.
Men and women have developed original and unique personality traits since the beginning of mankind. Some are more concerned toward their family members and friends, while others tend to be less concerned with others and more so with themselves. This characteristic is most commonly known as narcissism. Narcissism can be defined as an excessive amount of love and admiration toward oneself. It is also referred with a psychological condition characterizing self-preoccupation, lack of empathy and unconscious deficits in self-esteem (dictionary.com). James Joyce's The Dead contains an individual with characteristic traits that can be described as a narcissist. Gabriel Conroy seems to primarily exemplify a narcissistic individual whose expectations of the world and society are to respect and admire him. Continuing with Joyce's The Dead, the characters interaction with one another could either be their own attempt through Joyce or Joyce's attempt to offer his primary character, Gabriel...

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