Interpretation of 'Eveline' by Timm Gehrmann

Interpretation of 'Eveline'

byTimm Gehrmann

Kobo ebook | February 19, 2007

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Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 2,0, University of Wuppertal, course: Hauptseminar James Joyce, 7 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Due to the extreme restriction to only five pages I have to keep my interpretation of 'Eveline' as part of Dubliners extremely short. Yet by choosing one of the shortest stories from Dubliners I still hope to be able to say something meaningful in this short paper. In order to do so I will focus on the character of Eveline and examine in how far she can serve as an example of the paralysis that all characters in Dubliners, and especially women characters, suffer from. Eveline may thus, as many other characters in Dubliners, be considered an example of the social case histories Joyce has gathered in this book 1 . Further 'Eveline' has many autobiographical qualities as Eveline's 'most immediate living model was Joyce's sister Margaret 2 . Yet I will concentrate on what we can learn about women in Joyce's Dublin and the way in which they are struck by paralysis. [...]

Title:Interpretation of 'Eveline'Format:Kobo ebookPublished:February 19, 2007Publisher:GRIN PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3638595080

ISBN - 13:9783638595087

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