A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man


James Joyce

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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Symbols


Stephen often evokes music to describe the intuitive, mysterious loveliness of certain experiences: the sound of the gas pipes at Clongowes is a song, the wheels of the train to Cork beat out a rhythmic… read analysis of Music


Bats seem, to Stephen, to represent something essential about the conflicted, dark, mysterious Ireland of his childhood. He does not make the comparison entirely clear, yet he refers to it several times, with strong… read analysis of Bats