Dubliners | Study Guide

James Joyce

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Dubliners | Section Summaries


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The Sisters The child narrator, a young boy who lives with his aunt and uncle, learns his friend, a retired priest called Father Fly... Read More
An Encounter The child narrator is a young boy obsessed with adventure. He learns about American Wild West stories from his school fr... Read More
Araby The child narrator lives with his aunt and uncle on North Richmond Street, a respectable neighborhood with an empty two-... Read More
Eveline Eveline is a young woman, just over 19 years old, who works as a clerk in a department store in Dublin. Her supervisor t... Read More
After the Race A road race that ends in Dublin provides a chance to show off the "wealth and industry" of continental Europe in the for... Read More
Two Gallants On a Sunday evening in August two friends, Corley and Lenehan, walk together while Corley tells a story about his most r... Read More
The Boarding House Mrs. Mooney sets up a boarding house after separating from her alcoholic husband, a former butcher who once worked for h... Read More
A Little Cloud After an eight-year absence, Ignatius Gallaher returns to Dublin and has lunch with his old friend Little Chandler. Chan... Read More
Counterparts Farrington works in a law office. His boss, Mr. Alleyne, reprimands him for failing to complete a copy of a contract by ... Read More
Clay When she was young, Maria worked as a wet nurse for a well-off family with two sons, Joe and Alphy. When Joe and Alphy g... Read More
A Painful Case Mr. Duffy lives alone in a simple room in a village just outside Dublin. His furnishings are modest but functional, and ... Read More
Ivy Day in the Committee Room A city campaign worker named Mr. O'Connor and a caretaker named Old Jack chat with each other while Mr. O'Connor waits f... Read More
A Mother Mrs. Kearney wants to raise her family's social stature, so she embraces the Irish Revival and immerses her daughter Kat... Read More
Grace During a night of drinking, Tom Kernan falls down the stairs in the pub and is found unconscious and bleeding on the bat... Read More
The Dead Gabriel Conroy arrives late to his aunts' annual Christmas party and blames his wife Gretta for taking too long to get r... Read More
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