Dubliners - "Two Gallants" Summary & Analysis

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"Two Gallants" Summary

Two men, Corley and Lenehan, are walking down the street discussing Corley's success with girls. Corley explains how he tricks girls into sexual relationships or into paying his way on their dates. He expresses no sympathy for the girls and prides himself in taking advantage of them.

In particular, they talk about one girl, who Corley has a date with tonight. She pays for everything on their dates. Corley and Lenehan have some plan for the girl that they do not define. It is up to Corley to execute the plan. Corley goes to meet the girl and plans to meet up with Lenehan if he is successful.

Lenehan hangs around town, waiting for Corley to come back. He stops into a restaurant and has a cheap dinner, lamenting that he has no home or family to go to...

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