James Joyce

James Joyce

When analyzing James Joyce?s writing it becomes apparent that the reader is confronting nothing short of perfection. His attention to detail as well as his ability to bring the reader along with him earns Joyce a rank amongst the masters. While many writers simple write, Joyce dances upon greatness supported by the beautifully sung lyrics of his voice. Amongst many other techniques, Joyce uses the terms ?paralysis?, ?epiphany? and ?epiclesis? to draw readers into his world; the world of the people of Dublin. In his book Dubliners, Joyce writes to share with the rest of the world how he views this city and it?s citizens.
It is easy to see that Joyce believed himself to be an artist or an ambassador whose responsibility it is to show the life of the people of his home: Dublin, Ireland. In Morris Beja?s book, James Joyce: A Literary Life, Beja recalls a letter from Joyce to Constantine P. Curran in which Joyce says, ?I call the series Dubliners to betray the soul of that hemiplagia or paralysis which many consider a city.? (32) In Joyce?s book Dubliners Joyce captures the essence of the citizens of Dublin and in turn

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