Besides taking place in Dublin, how are the short stories connected in Dubliners by James Joyce? Please give a few examples

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Having intended for Dubliners to be a tableau of the city and its people, both to themselves and to others, James Joyce connects his stories as the "stages of man." For, he has planned three stories each devoted to childhood, adolescence, mature life, public life, and married life. The final story, "The Dead," combines all these categories.

As a city, Dublin endured much decline by the early twentieth century, the historical setting of Joyce's work. This stagnation is reflected both in the status of the city as it dropped to the fifth in the United Kingdom ratings, although it was the second largest, and in the condition of its inhabitants, who were often poor and unemployed. Examples of this can be seen in the "ragged girls" and "ragged boys" of "An Encounter" and the "rough tribes from the cottages" in "Araby ."  Because of the widespread poverty, those who were employed, even if in a servile position, clung to this grim work. For instance, in the story "The boarding House," Mr. Doran...

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