The narrations of the drawing-room where the priest died and appeared Araby are quite alike mainly three ways. First, both places are all in a dark and quiet scene when the boy encounters them. He goes in the room in a “dark, raining evening, and there was no sound in the house” (para.6), while Araby is “in darkness” (para.25) and he “recognized a silence” (para.25). Their impression left on the boy is almost the same.
Second, the boy associates the two places with religion and love. The room is where a priest died, which brings the room together...
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