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James Joyce

Who was Joyce? What did he write? Life James Joyce was an Irish author, born in Dublin in 1882. His father changed and lost a series of jobs, so the family lived in worse and worse conditions over the years. In 1888 he was sent to a Jesuit college. In this time of his life, …

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Interior Monologue

What is the interior monologue? The interior monologue is the stylistic device used to translate the psychic phenomenon of the stream of consciousness in literature. The stream of consciousness itself is the free flow of thoughts which continuously happens in every person’s mind and the thoughts are displayed as if they bounced from past to …

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What is Modernism? Modernism is an international movement of the 20th century which covers a wide variety of movements subversive to the romantic impulse of the previous centuries and disposed towards abstraction. Characteristics: Experimentation in order to reach sophistication, thought it also involves a tendency towardschaos. Technical display  (showing off, ex: mannerism) Internal skepticism  after all …

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