Dubliners Characters

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The Narrator of "The Sisters"

This young boy gives his perspective to the events surrounding Father Flynn's death. His childhood mind remembers the priest differently than the adults in his life do. In particular, he remembers the lessons that the priest taught him that made subjects like history and religion come alive. He listens to the stories of his aunt and the priest's sisters without really understanding them, though he recognizes that his friend, Father Flynn, had been slipping for a long time.

Father Flynn of "The Sisters"

Father Flynn is a neighborhood priest who has slowly been declining in health and mental reasoning. His relationship with the narrator of the story has subtly changed from the time when he told stories to the boy to the time when the boy took care of him and brought things for him. His sisters remember him as an eccentric man, who...

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