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“Sometimes he caught himself listening to the sound of his own voice. He thought that in her eyes he would ascent to an angelical stature; and, as he attached the fervent nature of his companion more and more closely to him, he heard the strange impersonal voice which he recognized as his own, insisting on the soul’s incurable loneliness. 35 more words

Inspiring Quotes

Word Trees, Dubliners, and Modal Verbs

After exploring how “will” and “shall” were used in the Declaration of Independence and the Declaration of Sentiments I wondered how this relationship played out in  350 more words

Epiphanies in The Dead

One of my favourite short stories is “The Dead” in James Joyce’s Dubliners. It is a story mesmerising in its beauty; its recreation of reality profound. 767 more words


A Bad Day

Don’t you hate bad days? Don’t you hate liars and thieves? The ones out to get you? The ones out to take everything that you worked so damn hard for right out from beneath your feet? 247 more words


Araby, by James Joyce

This is one of my favourite Joyce stories. It packs a short lifetime of emotion and apprehension into just a few lovely pages. From Joyce’s collection… 117 more words


1876 - The murder trial of Edward Kelly, a member of the militant Irish labour group, The Molly Maguires, begins in Pennsylvania.

In total, twenty members of the group were found guilty of murder and executed. While the Molly’s were responsible for a large number of violent incidents, a number of those executed were likely innocent. 27 more words

Irish History