BANKING UNIVERSITY OF HO CHI MINH CITY
FOREIGN LANGUAGE FACULTY
ARABY by JAME JOYCE
Thesis statement: Joyce's “Araby” evoked a boring life in Dublin where the nameless boy lived, and his hopelessness after his efforts.
Trần Thị Vân Anh 030426100009
Nịnh Thị Hằng 030426100043
Phạm Thị Lan 030426100043
Đinh Hoàng Linh 030425090056
Nguyễn Ngọc Linh 030426100053
Nguyễn Thị Thảo Nhi 030426100083
Phạm Lê Thảo Như 030426100086
Đỗ Phúc Thịnh 030426100112
Phan Hữu Thời 030426100114
Phạm Phương Thy 030426100102
Phạm Lê Sùng Chính, MA.
Ho Chi Minh City, November 2013
1. "Araby" evoked a boring life in Dublin. 1
1.1. The surrounding was gloomy. 1
1.2. The house where the boy lived was drab inside. 2
1.3. The road to the bazaar was void and cold. 4
1.4. The nameless boy's life was so boring. 5
1.5. Mangan's sister's life was restricted. 6
1.6. Narrator's uncle and aunt's life was uninspiring. 8
2. "Araby" conveyed the boy's hopelessness after his efforts. 9
2.1. The boy failed to escape from his boring life inspite of his attempts. 9
2.2. The boy dared not reveal his love to Mangan's sister after the long time he tried to find a chance to tell her. 10
2.3. The boy was not able to go to the bazaar earlier despite his endeavors. 12
2.4. Ater the boy failed to buy a gift at Araby, the darkness covered him. 13
1. "Araby" evoked a boring life in Dublin.
1.1. The surrounding was gloomy.
(Nguyễn Thị Thảo Nhi – 030426100083)
In “Araby”, Joyce described the gloomy reality in Dublin through North Richmond Street. The story opened with a description of North Richmond Street. “North Richmond Street, being blind, was a quiet street.” The author had used many adjectives to paint a dismal street such as blind, quiet, uninhabited, decent… The street was "blind" and “quiet”. This conveyed the image of a dead end; a place to which no one would want to venture to as it...