A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

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Where does James Joyce use the word epiphany in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

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Oddly enough, I don't recall ever seeing the word "epiphany" in Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. His work is famous for its epiphanies, as is Dubliners, but I don't believe he actually uses the word.

That being said, Joyce writes epiphanies into many of his stories and Portrait is no exception. If you look closely, you will find that Stephen has an epiphany as each chapter closes. The epiphany is subtle and...

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