Unformatted text preview: intellectual life with her” (Joyce 72). For a period of time Mr. Duffy was indulged in life within the city of Dublin and socialization, something he once deterred from. While he made the decision to return to isolation Mr. Duffy comprehended the awakening moment of being loved and loving someone back. After seeing Mrs. Sincio for the last time he wrote, “love between man and man is impossible because there must not be sexual intercourse and friendship between man and woman is impossible because there must be sexual intercourse” (Joyce 73). Mrs. Sincio’s death made him “feel ill” and awoke him to realize “his life would be lonely too until he, too, died, ceased to exist, became a memory” (Joyce 76). [274 Words] Works Cited Joyce, James. Dubliners: A Painful Case . Dover Thrift ed. New York: Dover, 1991. Print....
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