Another Look at the "Araby": Critical Perspective

A deconstructionist has many duties, and among them are deriving multiple meanings from a source as well as a destruction of previous criticisms of said source. This essay on deconstruction will take another look at James Joyce’s short story “Araby,” one of fifteen stories from Dubliners, as well as a previous criticism and analysis of … Read more

Analytical View Of James Joyces’ Araby

Viewpoints from which stories are written are used to enhance the overall point a story is making. James Joyces Araby is no exception. Narrated by a young boy of about twelve or thirteen, it depicts his personal coming of age. The usage of a first person narration allows the reader to see things the way … Read more

“Araby” Knight by James Joyce

The short story “Araby” by James Joyce could very well be described as a deep poem written in prose. Read casually, it seems all but incomprehensible, nothing more than a series of depressing impressions and memories thrown together in a jumble and somehow meant to depict a childhood infatuation. Like the sweet milk inside a … Read more

James Joyce Araby

Set in Dublin on North Richmond Street James Joyce writes of a dark and depressing place. At first read the story seems to be about one of a boys first love, the boy is longing to seek the attention of a girl that he cannot seem to get out of his mind. As with most … Read more

Araby By James Joyce

The short story, “Araby”, by James Joyce is about a lonely boy who makes a pilgrimage to an eastern-styled bazaar in hopes that it will alleviate his miserable life. Throughout the story he battles withdrawal and a lack of control. Moreover, the themes of alienation and control are inherently linked because the source of the … Read more