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Unformatted text preview: old tenant died in the back of the house. Also, the description tells the reader that the house is a gloomy and depressing place to be. Lastly, Joyce uses auditory imagery in “Araby” to reveal that the shopkeeper’s voice as “not encouraging” and she speaks to him “out of a sense of duty.” Joyce’s reference to the shopkeeper’s attitude tells the reader that she is not welcoming, which affects the narrator’s decision to not buy a gift for Mangan’s sister, because he had to go all the way to the bazaar for Mangan’s sister and comeback with nothing. These three examples of non-visual imagery support the fact that the universe is actually dark and depressing to the narrators even though, it seemed like a happy and romantic place. Joyce’s “Araby” uses non-visual imagery to describe the world as dark and depressing....
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2010 for the course ENL 003 taught by Professor Swinkin during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.
- Fall '08