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The Illusion in James Joyce's Araby

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DOI: 10.23977/aetp.2021.58020 | Downloads: 14 | Views: 909


Wang Yan 1


1 College of Foreign Languages, Pingdingshan University, Henan, 467000, China

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Wang Yan


"Araby" is a story from James Joyce's Dubliners. Illusion is an important theme of "Araby" as it concerns the boy's painful insight into reality and his transition from childhood to adulthood.


Araby, Illusion, Transition


Wang Yan. The Illusion in James Joyce's Araby. Advances in Educational Technology and Psychology (2021) 5: 94-97. DOI:


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