Clay Questions and Answers

Clay

I'm not surprised that this question has remained unanswered for so long because 'Clay' is possibly the most difficult story in Dubliners to interpret with any degree of certainty. I personally am...

Latest answer posted May 27, 2009 9:23 pm UTC

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Clay

The concept of figural narrative situation comes from a twentieth-century Austrian literary theorist named F. K. Stanzel. According to Stanzel, a reader is in a figural narrative situation when...

Latest answer posted February 26, 2021 4:25 pm UTC

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Clay

These two references are actually used in very different ways in these two stories. In "Clay," the tracts that are hung up on the walls in the laundry where Maria works are something she does not...

Latest answer posted January 6, 2013 10:48 am UTC

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