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Two Gallants

In James Joyce’s story “Two Gallants,” Lenehan and Corey are friends but not equals. They have a codependent relationship in which the self-centered Corey repeatedly asserts his own superiority,...

Latest answer posted February 26, 2021, 2:39 am (UTC)

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One literary trope is the common one of eating dinner alone and using that time to ponder one's life. Lenehan does that when he eats peas and drinks ginger beer at a dive. He realizes he is...

Latest answer posted November 25, 2021, 11:38 am (UTC)

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Two Gallants

"Two Gallants" by James Joyce is a parody of romance stories where the he-protagonist(s) win the she-protagonist(s) and look forward to a legal wedding. The way these two gallants want to win the...

Latest answer posted August 27, 2010, 12:19 pm (UTC)

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Two Gallants

Wow. That's a tough question. It can be hard to figure out why authors do the things they do, especially if it is no obvious. In general, though, authors tend to repeat things for emphasis, for...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2009, 3:37 am (UTC)

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