Araby(loss Of Innocence)


In James Joyce’s Araby the boys loss of innocence may be confusing and even
painful but at the same time it is important . It begins his journey into adulthood . The boy in Araby is experiencing something all young men experience , the first crush . It is a time in his life where he is having new feelings, and trying to express those feelings to the object of his affection is next to impossible . Even the simple act of watching Mangan’s sister brings up emotions in the boy . To say the least the boy is overcome when Mangan’s sister
actually speaks to him . He is in fact so overcome that he doesn’t even know how heanswered the girl . To think a girl he has secretly watched every day and ...

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Araby. The boy is so charged from his encounter that he says he wishes to annihilate the days separating him from going to Araby and ultimately Mangan’s sister . Finally when the day has arrived that he can go to Araby he has to wait for Uncle to get home . To the boys dismay his Uncle gets home late and is drunk . The boy is apparently familiar with this situation and knows
how to handle his Uncle in this state . The boy now waits even longer so that his Uncle can finish some of his diner and get in a better mood . Finally after the boys mother tells the boys uncle to give him the money he is on his way . The boy goes to the local train station and boards a special train that goes to and from Araby . When the boy arrived it was ten minutes to ten . Knowing the bazaar closed at ten he went through the shilling entrance instead of the six penny entrance and into the center of the hall . After a few moments the
boy went to a booth that was selling porcelain vases and tea sets . While ...

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