Finnegans Wake - Book 1, Finnegan's Wake : Chapter 9, Part Summary & Analysis

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Book 1, Finnegan's Wake : Chapter 9, Part Summary

There is a discernible difference that becomes apparent early in this chapter. The author seems to be alluding to technology. There are times when the reality that he is a man moving from the 19th into the 20th century really shows. Here, he begins to write about magnetics and suggests science fiction—the genre, or actual science—through the daily device of the umbrella. This makes readers think that they are getting somewhere. The text continues to have a lilt to it; while it is not direct poetic verse, there is something akin to it, some milder form of it that is a sign of James Joyce's writing style, at least in this piece. It may be an imitation of his Irish accent or something else. There are a number of things going on. It is not...

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