Araby - Araby One of the reasons why "Araby" is...

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Araby One of the reasons why “Araby” is one of the most successful works of James Joyce is because of the absolute timelessness of the story. The author especially gives no name to the narrator or the girl, like a math problem where you insert data of your own for x and y. People always fall in love, and this story metaphorically explains the process in around a day or two of the boy’s life. The boy is strongly in love with a girl he cannot even talk to but his thoughts of her distract his everyday routine because he can never concentrate. The time he has to wait for his uncle is painful, the train he has to wait for sweats him to his feet. He suffers this tension for one girl, he does not give up. This shows what one person will do to impress somebody they love, how the person will be blind of everything at that moment. In the beginning, the narrator talks about how he does not care for the future. Maybe, those classes he spent dreaming of this “brown figure” will cause him to fail the course, which may lead to many more negative results. Someone can
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