By Sarah Müller
This essay bargains with the topics of youth, love and intercourse in of
Joyce's brief tales: An come across and Araby. the 1st half examines the
protagonist of An stumble upon, how he differs from his associates and his being
contemptuous of them. His realisation that he can't despise them simply because he
might be depending on them is the realization of the "encounter with strangeness
and fascination". the second one half examines the protagonist of Araby and his
existence as a puppet led through Mangan's sister. either elements finish with a brief digression into symbolic shades. The final half – the vicious circle – compares either tales when it comes to being at the fringe of early life and ends with the foreshadowing of the men changing into paralysed adults.
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Adolescence, love and sex in James Joyce’s short stories "Araby" and "An Encounter" by Sarah Müller