Araby Essay Topics

Study question high modernism poetry & prose

T. S. Eliot uses poetry as a means of expressing his views and suggestions on the society’s situations. Eliot was once criticized for his lack of originality wherein some of the lines on his poems were “plagiarized” from famous writers and authors (http://en. wikipedia. org/wiki/T. _S. _Eliot). Eliot tried to add realism and throw out… View Article

Insights into Coming of Age in James Joyce’s “Araby”

In James Joyce’s short story “Araby”, the nameless, first person main character states at the end, “Gazing up into the darkness I saw myself as a creature driven and derided by vanity; and my eyes burned with anguish and anger” (Joyce, page ? ). He reaches this insight only after allowing the object of his… View Article

James Joyce’s Araby

James Joyce’s “Araby” is a story short in length, but long in impact. The unnamed narrator in the story is on the verge of some great discovery, betwixt and between childhood and the world of adults. The playmates with which he interacts, the aunt and uncle that hold dominion over him, and the crush he… View Article