I had to read this a second time, good thing it was short but I wanted to see if the feeling it gave me was from the book or was just the feeling I had at the time. And it was definitely from the book. Though it was an uneasy feeling; any story that can evoke such feeling deserves another star than the 3 I gave it just for the story.
He tells his uncle that he is going to Araby and that he needs money. Except, he comes home late claiming he forgot. He comes to Araby late just as it is closing, and then finds out he doesn't have enough money to buy anything anyway.
This story was weird to me. I didn't get it right away...
James Joyce (1882-1941), Irish novelist, noted for his experimental use of language in such works as Ulysses (1922) and Finnegans Wake (1939). Joyce's technical innovations in the art of the novel include an extensive use of interior monologue; he used a complex network of s...more