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Dublin 4 by Maeve Binchy - Dublin 4 by Maeve Binchy The novel Dublin 4 was written by Maeve Binchy in 1983. This consists of four short stories which all took place in a town called Dublin. The four short stories that Binchy wrote about are Dinner in Donnybrook, Flat in Ringsend, Decision in Belfield, and Murmurs in Montrose. Each story has different characters, plots, and imagery....   [tags: Dublin 4 Maeve Binchy] 1355 words
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Problems and Tribulations in Dublin Ireland - Dublin Ireland The very interesting place of Dublin, Ireland has had many trials and tribulations since its beginning in AD 140. It has endured various invaders who have tried to take it over. Due to the arrival of the many different ethnicities settling in the area, the name has changed a few times. Dublin has a long history which lends itself to having many historic places to visit if you should ever find the opportunity to alight upon its shores. Some of these must see sights include: Christ Church Cathedral, St....   [tags: invaders, settlements, history] 2314 words
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Life in Dublin - Life in Dublin In his book Dubliners, James Joyce looks deep inside the lives of those who live in Dublin. Many of the characters are bored with how they live their lives. They want desperately to get out of Dublin. They wish to lead exciting lives somewhere else, whether it is in a fantasy or in a different part of Ireland. In this book, they will try to escape their everyday lives by traveling outside of their normal everyday activities. Individuals in society are often portrayed as trying to escape Dublin....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1066 words
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Dublin and its People in Araby - What impression of Dublin and its people does James Joyce give in his story Araby ‘Dubliners’ is a book written by controversial Irish writer James Joyce, Dubliners was published in 1914 although the various stories in it were actually written between 1904 and 1907. James Joyce despised his homeland and every thing about it; he rejected Christianity, his family and Ireland, his country. In 1904, James left Ireland to live in Switzerland where he began to write Dubliners. James also rejected Irish literature and subsequently his favourite writers were Chekov, a Russian writer, Ibsen, a Norwegian writer and Zola, a French writer....   [tags: Araby Essays] 1309 words
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Growing Up in Dublin in The Dubliners - Growing Up in Dublin in The Dubliners Q) What picture do you think that Joyce gives of growing up in Dublinin the era when the book was written. A) While Joyce was growing up in Ireland he became disenchanted with his nation and the oppressive influence the Catholic Church had over the country. Joyce's intention when writing the book was to write a moral history of his country and he chose Dublin as it seemed to him to be the "centre of the paralysis" that seized it. The stories at the beginning of Dubliners are about youth and as the story progresses they concern older people and the last book is called The Dead....   [tags: Papers] 3035 words
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The Rising Crisis in Dublin in 1916 - The Rising Crisis in Dublin in 1916 There were many causes that led to the Easter Rising taking place and I have put them into Long Term, Short Term and Immediate Causes. Before 1913 nobody could have imagined a Rising possible but something changed between 1913 and 1916, which would lead to the Dublin Rising in 1916. Since the Act of Union in 1800 when the Irish parliament was abolished and Ireland was ruled directly by the British government, many people were dissatisfied....   [tags: Papers] 491 words
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A Rising in Dublin in 1916 - A Rising in Dublin in 1916 In 1916 on Easter Monday there was a rising against the British. The rising was a bid for independence from Britain and was led by a secret republican organisation known as the Irish Republican Brotherhood. The rising failed in the short term but the long-term effects led to the establishment of an Irish Republic. In this essay I will discuss the long and short term causes of the rising including the revival of the Irish culture and the growth of republicanism among the general public....   [tags: Papers] 932 words
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Great Exhibition Building in Dublin - Dublin 1853 Main Hall This image is a beautiful color lithograph, measuring 25 by 35 inches, which features the main hall of the Great Exhibition Building in Dublin in great detail. The hall was 425 feet in length by 100 in width, and 105 in height. In the back there is a large organ. Displayed high on the walls are flags from different countries. The building is best described by The Illustrated Dublin Exhibition Catalogue, which says: Presenting a front to Merrion-square of 300 feet, the main or centre feature of elevation consists of a semicircular projection, which forms the Eastern termination of the Central Hall....   [tags: Architecture History]
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A Desire To Escape Dreary Dublin - A Desire To Escape Dreary Dublin In James Joyce’s literary works, Dubliners he attempts to depict Ireland and the city of Dublin and the people living there in the early nineteen hundreds. His purpose in writing this book is to depict the people of Ireland in this time and show the troubles they faced. In the stories, “The Boarding House,” “A Little Cloud” and, “The Dead,” characters are dealing with similar problems: a need to escape their life’s responsibilities. The characters desire to be free by means of escape....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1549 words
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artful dublin - Someone has crafted a dense, human-size spider web in a 17th-century baroque chapel. At the center of the swarming thread, a longhaired woman lies in a hospital bed, sheet to her chin. Silence, light filtering from stained glass, and her stillness trapped in the maze reminds the viewer of some old dada wisdom -- any work of art that can be completely understood is the product of a journalist. Down the hall, in a large room, a young German is rushing around in a white jumpsuit. He alternately plays with toy airplanes and bakes cakes in a microwave, which every hour on the hour he blows up....   [tags: essays research papers] 2395 words
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Dark Dublin - Dark Dublin James Joyce’s, Dubliners is made up of short stories that depict the lives of people in Dublin during the early 1900’s. At this point in history, Ireland was going through a time of distress. The author writes about this time through his stories and characters in the stories “Counterparts,” “Ivy Day in the Committee Room,” and “The Dead.” In these three accounts, Joyce uses the individuals to demonstrate the society of Ireland at this time....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1211 words
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Dublin as City of Paralysis VS Paris as City of Darkness in Modernist Literature - The beginning of the 20th century was an era where tremendous changes took place. Industrial revolution brought about techonological advancement while Darwin’s Evolutionary Theories completely overthrew traditional scientific beliefs. Undergoing such an immense transition at the turn of the century, the focus of the modernist writings was shifted from realism to experimental techniques such as fragmentation and defamiliarization. Modernist writers were no longer interested in depicting the city using the Victorian way....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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Analysis of The Novel Dubliners by James Joyce - In response to his publisher's suggested revisions to Dubliners, James Joyce "elevated his rhetoric to the nearly Evangelical [and wrote]: 'I seriously believe that you will retard the course of civilization in Ireland by preventing the Irish people from having one good look in my nicely polished looking-glass'"1. A pivotal part of this "looking-glass" is Joyce's representation of Dublin, which functions akin to an external unconsciousness in that a series of unrelated characters experience similar problems by virtue of their common connection to the city....   [tags: dublin, ireland, james joyce]
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Irish Nationalists Struggle for Independence from Britain - Irish Nationalists attempted to establish continuity with what they believed to be appropriate or suitable aspects of Irish history and culture. These attempts lead to both the revival and invention of a culturally distinct Irish heritage not associated with British rule in order to justify a sense of nationhood and to support the Irish struggle for Independence (Hobsbawm in Laurence, A p176) (Laurence, A p.160). Whilst there is no single definition of Irish Nationalism, as the various groups and movements within the Nationalist cause differed in views, opinions and methods....   [tags: government, restoration, dublin] 967 words
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Homeless Children in A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift - ... Swift isn't a biased character, and his target audience would seem to mostly be Irish people but its actually more towards the English. Swift structures his argument by using irony, satire, and sarcasm. Swift's arguments makes us assume that he is mad at the English for leaving the Irish poor and on the streets because of the war and they didn't do anything about it. In A Modest Proposal Swift is very sarcastic and satirical when he is talking about cannibalism and eating the little Irish baby's....   [tags: good will, problems, dublin, ireland] 665 words
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Irish Immigration: The Gilded Age - During what is known as the Gilded Age, there was major changes happening in the US. These changes included industrialization, population increase, along with cities rising up and big business like the railroad company coming about as well. These were just a few of the many changes that were occurring. One of the biggest occurrences in the US was immigration. Imagine you and your family leaving your homeland to a completely new world where there is a language you might not be able to understand or speak....   [tags: industrialization, population increase, dublin]
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The Classical Nature of the Trinity College Examination Hall - The term “Classical” refers to the time period of the ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. The architectural techniques of these peoples’ allowed them to create buildings that we admire to this day. The architectural style has several distinct characteristics that continue to influence modern architectural design. The utilization of symmetry, centralized composition, order, and a devotion to congruence has resulted in a unique and profound model for building. Roman engineer, Marcus Vitruvius, lived during the first century and wrote a book on architecture called De Architectura....   [tags: Dublin, architecture, ancient Greek, tradition]
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Ryanair Irish Low Cost Airline: Current Market Position - ... Ryanair is considered to be the most aggressive in serving secondary airports (Doganis, 2001).Costs are lower and aircraft can be turned around faster. Thesefavorable contracts probably are the result of negotiations between Ryanair and the secondary airports based onRyanair’s record of delivering a consistently high volume of passenger traffic growth at many of these airports. Thus,costs are lower and aircraft can be turned around faster. • Price:Ryanair’s low fares are designed to stimulate demand, particularly fromfare-conscious leisure and business travelers who might otherwise have used alternative forms of transportation or would not have traveled at all....   [tags: dublin international airport, Wot analysis] 1348 words
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Michael Collins and The Irish Rebellion Brotherhood - Michael Collins was born in Clonaklit, Cork, to Michael Collins Senior and Marianne O’Brien. Collins Senior and Marianne had an almost 40 year difference between their ages with Michael being sixty and Marianne being only twenty-three. Michael was the youngest of eight children (only three of whom were Mariannes and because his father was so old at his birth he would be left with a sense of respect for the elderly that would stay with him his whole life. Before dying, Collins Senior is reported to have said on his deathbed, “One day he'll [Michael] be a great man....   [tags: irish war, de valera, dublin] 1304 words
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The Dubliners: Not Just Another Pretty Face - The Dubliners is a series of short stories by James Joyce first published in 1914. They form a picture of Irish middle class life in Dublin in the early years of the 20th century. The last book, The Dead, is considered to be the finest of the entire series. In this story we have the protagonist, Gabriel Conroy. He “is insecure, egotistical and demonstrates in his awkward attempts at communion, an often-profound misunderstanding of his companions (Free 282).” He is also the “favourite nephew”(Joyce 558) of the Morkan sisters who invited he and his wife Gretta to the annual Christmas dinner....   [tags: Dublin, women, intelligence, James Joyce]
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William Butler Yeats: Modernism - William Butler Yeats: Modernism William Butler Yeats is an Irish poet from the nineteenth century. William Butler Yeats was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1865. He was educated in both Dublin and London, and he wrote his first verse in 1877 (nobelprize.org). He wrote many poems during his lifetime, and is thought to be the most influential poet of his era. He was very influential in the Modernism era. William Butler Yeats was one of the most famous poets from the nineteenth century. Even though William Butler Yeats wrote both Victorian and Modernistic literature, he still had a large impact on the modernistic style....   [tags: dublin ireland, irish poet, death]
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Dubliners - Dubliners James Joyce wrote the book Dubliners at a critical period in Irish history. The book focuses on many tracks that the people of Dublin were stuck on at the time. Joyce provided insight into exactly why Dublin was so downtrodden and depressed. For my analysis I chose to write about “The Dead,” “After the Race,” and “Counterparts.” In these stories, Joyce portrays individuals whose freedom of choice leads them to continue their miserable lives through their irresponsible behaviors....   [tags: Irish History Literature Dublin Essays] 1405 words
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General Post Office, Dublín - 1. Descripción Es un edificio del siglo XIX, sus obras finalizaron en el año 1818, desde el punto de vista arquitectónico cabe destacar su precioso pórtico de estilo griego con seis columnas, originalmente sobre este pórtico estaban situadas las armas reales inglesas, que tras la independencia de Irlanda se retiraron. 2. Tipo Material 3. Localización geográfica O’Connell Street, Dublín, Irlanda. 4. Localización temporal Siglo XIX 5. Ámbito colectivo Sociedad desde el Siglo XIX hasta la actualidad 6. Ámbito cultural Sociedad del Siglo XIX, y el alzamiento de los independentistas....   [tags: ]
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The Influence of the 1913 Lockout - In this essay, we will examine the 1913 Lockout and how the Lockout influenced the future landscape of an Independent Ireland. We will look at the prelude to the Lockout and the outcomes of the Lockout. We will trace the issues that brought about the Lockout and we will analyse how the Lockout steered Ireland in a direction it could not change. Throughout the United Kingdom, the divisions between the labour movement and employers had deepened greatly in the early years of the twentieth century. Strikes had occurred frequently in many places, but it seemed that industrial relations were becoming more settled in the beginning of the second decade of the century....   [tags: Causes, Outcomes, Ireland Landscape]
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The Modern Relevance of Themes in James Joyce's Eveline - James Joyce is widely considered to be one of the best authors of the 20th century. One of James Joyce’s most celebrated short stories is “Eveline.” This short story explores the theme of order and hazard and takes a critical look at life in Dublin, Ireland in the early 20th century. Furthermore, the themes that underlie “Eveline” were not only relevant for the time the story was wrote in, but are just as relevant today. The major theme explored in “Eveline” is the idea of order and hazard. In society, the idea of order has a lot more positive connotation than hazard....   [tags: Eveline] 927 words
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The Guinness Storehouse in Ireland - Guinness is one of the largest alcoholic brands across the globe. This huge name in production and distribution of. is owned by the conglomerate Diageo plc. Guinness has a worldwide market, being sold in countries such as Ireland, Nigeria, Great Britain and the United States of America. The Guinness storehouse is one of Ireland’s largest tourist attractions proven by its visitor numbers. Being such an iconic brand around the globe brings great demand for the Guinness storehouse as people want to see how the stout is made and to learn where it was originated also too see the very iconic St.James gate....   [tags: Tourism, Alcohol] 646 words
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Overpopulation and Poverty in Ireland in A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift - ... Swift has no other motive than the public good of his country, by advancing their trade, providing for infants, relieving the poor, and giving some pleasure to the rich. The targeted audience of the proposal being the people of Dublin, Ireland. The main point of this proposal is to get people to open their eyes and do something to stop those problems; otherwise, it would resort to them having to do something drastic. This proposal that Swift is presenting is mostly satirical. Although his idea would work in theory to fix their country’s problems, it is a morally insane idea....   [tags: children, problems, beggars, thieves] 553 words
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The Work of Sean O’ Casey - INTRODUCTION Modern period and its drama were shaped by world-changing forces, such as industrial-technological, democratic, and intellectual revolution that have disrupted earlier conceptions of time, space, the divine, human psychology, and social order. As a result, a theatre of challenge and experimentation emerged. Realism, has an Aristotelian overtone, involves a scientific and objective outlook of life: “the world as it is, in psychological, sociological, political, and like terms” (Lowry 94)....   [tags: plays]
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The Dead By James Joyce - James Joyce emerged as a radical new narrative writer in modern times. Joyce conveyed this new writing style through his stylistic devices such as the stream of consciousness, and a complex set of mythic parallels and literary parodies. This mythic parallel is called an epiphany. “The Dead” by Joyce was written as a part of Joyce’s collection called “The Dubliners”. Joyce’s influence behind writing the short story was all around him. The growing nationalist Irish movement around Dublin, Ireland greatly influences Joyce’s inspiration for writing “The Dubliners”....   [tags: literature, epiphany, narrative]
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Rhetorical Analysis in A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift - Jonathan Swift is the speaker in the story, A Modest Proposal. He is also the author of many other books and stories. In the text of A Modest Proposal, Swift addresses what he believes to be a big issue in the magnificent country of Ireland, Dublin to be exact. Therefore, he proposes a solution to the problem, however, the solution is not what we would call humane, orthodox, reasonable, or even one that we would consider performing today. Swift wrote this piece for anyone that can read and comprehend what the text implies....   [tags: ireland, good will] 538 words
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Importance of the Journey in James Joyce’s Dubliners - Importance of the Journey in James Joyce’s Dubliners "In Ireland the inevitable never happens and the unexpected constantly occurs." Sir John Pentland Mahaffy describes Ireland in a way comparable to James Joyce’s depiction of Ireland in his book Dubliners. Joyce wrote his book of short stories to show how he viewed Dublin and its inhabitants. Joyce did not have positive memories of Dublin and his book casts a negative image upon almost all of Dublin. In Dubliners, James Joyce uses characters and their journeys through society to give his perception of Dublin....   [tags: James Joyce Dubliners] 1364 words
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Demographic and Socioeconomic Profile of a County - The area which will be focused on in this piece is the county of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown (DLR) (CSO area code CTY 05) which is located in South County Dublin. The population of this area stands at 206,261 (47.8% male, 52.2% Female). People aged 0-14 stands at 37,536 (50.95% male, 40.05% Female).The elderly (65+) account for 29,872 of population (42.42% Male, 57.58% Female). The fact that there are significantly more women of the age 65+ would indicate that the health of males is worse than females in this area which then results in a lower life expectancy for men....   [tags: Statistical Analysis]
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The Life and Works of James Joyce - Ulysses James Joyce was a renowned Irish author and poet most known for writing the book Ulysses which parallels the events of The Odyssey in a variety of writing styles. Although Ulysses is considered his magnum opus his other works including Dubliners, A portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, and Finnegans Wake are held in high esteem by many. Joyce was born in the Irish city of Dublin on the second of February, 1882 and was baptized by the order of his catholic mother and father three days later....   [tags: drinking, family, characters]
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James Joyce's Life and Accomplishments - James Joyce was a renowned Irish author and poet, most known for writing the book Ulysses, which parallels the events of The Odyssey in a variety of writing styles. Although Ulysses is considered his magnum opus, his other works including Dubliners, A portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, and Finnegans Wake are held in high esteem by many. Joyce was born in the Irish city of Dublin on the second of February, 1882 and was baptized by the order of his catholic mother and father three days later. By the age of five he had moved to the town of Bray, 12 miles outside of Dublin, there he was attacked by a dog and this sparked his lifelong cynophobia which may be suggested in Ulysses in episode 12...   [tags: ulysses, the odyssey, james joyce]
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James Joyce's The Dead - James Joyce's The Dead In The Dead, James Joyce lets symbolism flow freely throughout his short story. James Joyce utilizes his main characters and objects in The Dead to impress upon his readers his view of Dublin’s crippled condition. Not only does this apply to just The Dead, Joyce’s symbolic themes also exude from his fourteen other short stories that make up the rest of Joyce’s book, Dubliners, to describe his hometown’s other issues of corruption and death that fuel Dublin’s paralysis. After painting this grim picture of Dublin, James Joyce uses it to express his frustration and to explain his realistic view that the only solution to the issues with Dublin depends on a move to the W...   [tags: James Joyce Dead Essays]
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Two Themes in James Joyce's Dubliners - Escape Countered by Responsibility: A Comparative Analysis of the Two Themes in Dubliners James Joyce’s Dubliners is a compilation of many short stories put together to convey the problems in Ireland during that time. Many of his characters are searching for some kind of escape from Dublin, and this is a reoccurring theme throughout the stories. In the story “Little Cloud,” the main character, Little Chandler, feels the need for both an escape from Dublin and also from his normal everyday life....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1176 words
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An Observation Report of Astor Services for Children and Families - Observation Report Astor services for children and families is a preschool located in Bronx, N.Y. The school is conveniently located for majority of parents because the 5 line subway train is close by along with few MTA busses. The center is closed on national holidays during the school year along with vacations during the months February, April, June and December. Astor follows the Board of Education schedule in terms of holiday closings. P.S.15 serves children who are emotionally disturbed from ages three to five years old....   [tags: preschool, education, schedule] 2268 words
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Rethoric in A Modest Proposal by Johnathan Swift - ... Swift believed he had an excellent idea to solve the poverty in Dublin’s streets. Since he had no listeners he decided to write his proposal then send it in for the government to read. He hoped they would read it and thank him for his genius solution to their problem. His proposal says to set up a system of parents destined to give birth to newborn to be used for food in Dublin. This would create an abundance of food and help the poor. In his proposal he specifically said that a mother could sell their yearling for shillings....   [tags: ireland, illegal solution] 561 words
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Araby: Life Has No Meaning - Many people try to discover what the meaning of life is and find themselves searching for something that makes them feel complete. Some believe vanity is important, so they struggle to be better than others so they can have the money, the glory, and the luxuries. A desire to find a higher purpose or meaning keeps people from the possibility that life has no meaning. Life is filled with vanity, which is meaningless, therefore life has no meaning. James Joyce's “Araby” displays the theme that life has no meaning through the use of setting, characters, symbols, and motifs....   [tags: Araby Essays] 1044 words
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Mystery in John Connolly´s Novels - John Connolly is a modern crime fiction author who uses imagery, tragic events and characterization to draw the reader into his mysteries. John Connolly originates from Dublin, Ireland where he was born in 1968. For the most part, he chooses to retain his personal life and information about his childhood and teenage years. His assistant, Clair Lamb, helped patch-up some holes in the story of John Connolly’s life. Connolly only had one brother and his father is no deceased. (Lamb, 2014). However, his mother, who is into her early eighties, is still active, despite her age....   [tags: Imagery, Crime]
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Human Nature/Cycles of Life and Escape and Adventure - Human Nature/Cycles of Life and Escape and Adventure Throughout the life everyone goes through cycles of events that inevitably lead them to new directions in life. It leaves one wanting to explore a life greater than what he or she has. Such cycles can include the creation of new friendships, longing for love or lust, boredom or simply wanting something more from life. In the book Dubliners by James Joyce, stories of escape and adventure are clearly evident in "Araby" and "Eveline" and "The Dead"....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1392 words
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Easter Rising of 1916 - Easter Rising of 1916 The events of Easter Monday, the 24th of April, 1916 triggered a bloody confrontation that would have important ramifications both for the Irish people and the British Empire. What would later become known as the Easter Rising was an attempt to end British rule in Ireland. At the onset of the First World War in 1914 the Irish Home Rule Bill was suspended, returning the Irish people to direct rule by the British government. This was viewed as a slap in the face by many in Ireland....   [tags: Papers] 355 words
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The Irish Troubles: Yeat's Poetry - The Irish Troubles: Yeat's Poetry William Butler Yeats, born in Dublin, Ireland [June 13, 1865], is considered by many to be one of the greatest English-language poets of the 20th century. The following exposition, grounded on the hypothesis that Yeats’ poetry was resolutely influenced by the political occurrences of that time period, will give biographical information, a recounting of the political upheaval during that period, specific poetry excerpts/critical analysis and validation of hypothesis....   [tags: Writing Writers Literature Papers]
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Bram Stoker report - Bram Stoker report Bram Stoker was born in Dublin, Ireland on November 8th, 1847. His father was a civil servant in Dublin Castle, and his mother, Charlotte, was a women’s lib advocate. They had seven children in nine years; the third of which was Bram. The first seven years of his life he was bedridden with an undiagnosed disease which may have been anything from rheumatic fever, asthma or a form of nonparalytic polio. During these first years of his life as he laid in his bed he listened to stories his mother told him of the cholera epidemic of 1832; people buried alive, and entire families dying in a matter of days....   [tags: Essays Papers] 2191 words
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The 1641 Depositions: The Development of Rebellion in County Louth - As Protestant refugees fled from the Irish rebellion of 1641 and made their way to Dublin for protection, a commission was set up to take their statements. These statements were then called the ‘1641 depositions’. The original depositions are housed in Trinity College, Dublin and have been transcribed, catalogued and made available online. This resource provides an opportunity to reassess the rebellion; not only on its nature, but also with regards the plantations and interaction of settlers, and the social, cultural, political and economic landscape of the era....   [tags: Irish History, Failed Sieges]
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Dubliners: A Collection of Short Stories - ... Having gone through traumatic experiences, only to discover that everything that they thought was possible were nothing more than a mere dream. "An Encounter" proposes that one's desire for escape and adventure won't stop the daily routines because its unaviodable. New experiences that people expect could sometimes be disturbing. The story commences with kids playing Wild West for the sole purpose of disrupting school activities. An unnamed boy, playing as the narrator craves for exciting adventures and persuades his two friends to skip one day of school to venture the streets of Dublin....   [tags: araby, abnormal behavior] 629 words
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Biography: James Joyce - James Joyce, whose full name was James Augustine Aloysuis Joyce, known as one of the greatest Irish literature writers in the 20th century(FamousAuthors). Born in Dublin, Ireland, February 2, 1882 into a middle class family. Joyce was one of ten surviving children. John Stanislaus Joyce was James father. A talented singer, just about one of the best in Ireland during his time. Although he had an extraordinary talent, he could not provide a steady household for the family. After being laid off from a tax collector job he became an alcoholic and addicted to drugs....   [tags: writing, literature]
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Dreaming of Home - Dreaming of Home Everyday, after waking up, I realized that I had been dreaming about home again. I lay staring at the ceiling for a moment or two. Then, dragging myself from the bed, I walked to the window and threw open the curtains. The wide open space of the New Mexico high desert stared back blankly at me. The cobalt blue skies, peach colored Sandia Mountains and endless waves of sagebrush and juniper stood in stark contrast to my dreamscape. For the past eight years, my first view of the day was this one....   [tags: Personal Narrative Descriptive Dreams Essays] 3173 words
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Escaping an Ever Pressuring Society - Escaping an Ever Pressuring Society James Joyce author of Dubliners, is a book which examines the everyday life of people who live in Dublin. In this intimate portrayal of Dubliners, Joyce writes short stories about the individuals in Irish society. In Dubliners many characters feel the pressure of society, and show their desires to escape. In the stories “Eveline”, “Counterparts” and “The Dead”, the themes of individuals v. society and journey through escape are present. In each story there is a powerful person present that controls a particular person or situation....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1640 words
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The 2008 Irish Financial Crisis - ... Irish home values increased double once between 1995 and 2000. By 2007, the residential construction reached 13% of GDP. Anglo Irish Bank: Bank was exposed to the Irish property bubble. A hidden loan controversy led to further drop in shares. Bank was nationalized on January 20, 2009 when the Irish government determined that recapitalization would not be able to save the bank any more. Foreign Borrowing: The difficulties of the Irish banks whether in terms of liquidity or solvency were directly attributable to their over-lending for property investment, much of it through heavy short-term wholesale foreign borrowing....   [tags: ireland´s economy, homes] 533 words
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