Dermot and Kelly discuss the connections between Ulysses and The Odyssey. We take on the Gilbert schema, how to market a book like Ulysses… 177 more words
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James Joyce’s Modernist novel ” A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man” is rich with descriptions of Stephen’s psychological development from being a toddler to an adolescent he tries to make sense of the world around him and come to terms with his own personality and life’s purpose in the chaos-fraught 20th century Ireland. 2,087 more words
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He ate his dinner with surly appetite and, when the meal was over and the grease-strewn plates lay abandoned on the table, he rose and went to the window, clearing the thick scum from his mouth with his tongue and licking it from his lips… His soul was fattening and congealing into a gross grease, plunging ever deeper in its dull fear into a sombre threatening duck, while the body that was his stood, listless and dishonoured, gazing out of darkened eyes, helpless, perturbed and human for a bovine god to stare upon.