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What could be used as a thesis statement for "Araby"?

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"Araby" is part of the Dubliners series of short stories by James Joyce, who uses his own personal experiences in the creation of his characters and situations. Joyce makes his characters and their descriptions very real by using ordinary examples that the reader can relate to. The reader becomes invested in the outcome as he or she hopes that the boy will be able to impress Mangan's sister. The reader even shares his loss when he comes away from the bazaar disillusioned.

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