What are the aspects of contemporary society that captured the attention of James Joyce in "Eveline"?

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For such a short story, James Joyce's "Eveline" grapples with many vital aspects of contemporary society. In this post, I'll focus on the societal aspect that I find to be most prevalent in the story: the status of women in Irish society. 

The major focus of "Eveline" is the oppressed status of the protagonist , Eveline. After the death of her mother, Eveline has been forced to take on a dead-end job in a shop, care...

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