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Unformatted text preview: Araby , something the boy was not very familiar with, but quickly became the boys obsession to attend. The boy would follow her and held his “confused adoration” (p.23) to himself, never speaking to her. In the first paragraph of “Eveline,” Joyce employs an interesting collection of words to create the scene. The way that the evening “invades” the avenue, for the evening to invade upon the scene would suggest a disruption from Eveline’s afternoon. She seems in a contemplative state with her head leaning against the window curtains and the smell of upholstery (probably from the curtains) in her nostrils. I think that this passage introduces the reader to Eveline’s yearning to leave Ireland and unhappiness with her current situation although she eventually cannot....
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This essay was uploaded on 03/18/2009 for the course ENGL 4224 taught by Professor Brucebassoff during the Summer '07 term at Colorado.
- Summer '07