Unformatted text preview: He felt like she did it out of duty and this was his epiphany. No matter how seemingly insignificant the actual details, results in an alogical, intuitive grasp of reality: a fragment of conversation or narrative description reveals -- illuminates -- the soul or essence of a person or event. He knew his stay was useless. The boy also realizes the bazaar isn’t for spirituality, but a place of sexuality and materialism. He didn’t care for Mangan’s sister, but instead wanted a chance from his dull life. That’s what he realized. Joyce used many settings to create his theme of coming of age. He used “dull” and “dreary” words. He describes the tone of voice. The boy had realized he has stepped into reality, and Joyce made it very clear using his settings....
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- Metaphysics, The Real World, dark muddy lanes, dark dripping gardens