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23rd Sep '16 7:45:21 AM 06tele
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* {{Ephebophile}}: The man in "An Encounter" is this.
23rd Sep '16 7:25:11 AM 06tele
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* FoodPorn: The description of the dinner in "The Dead" makes you wish you were there.
4th Jun '16 10:26:27 AM JulianLapostat
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The final story of the collection, and the most famous, "The Dead" was adapted into a critically acclaimed film by Creator/JohnHuston in 1987.
3rd Jan '16 9:11:25 PM JulianLapostat
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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: More like early installment ''normalcy''. Read ''{{Ulysses}}'' (or ''{{Finnegans Wake}}'' if you wanna lose [[MindScrew your marbles]]), then go back and read ''Dubliners''. Weird, right?

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: More like early installment ''normalcy''. Read ''{{Ulysses}}'' (or ''{{Finnegans Wake}}'' if you wanna lose [[MindScrew your marbles]]), then go back and read ''Dubliners''. Weird, right?right? Interestingly, ''Ulysses'' was originally set to be the last story of the book, called "Ulysses in Dublin" but Joyce decided that the story of Leopold Bloom deserved its own book.
3rd Jan '16 9:00:10 PM Roland_Dhalgren
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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: More like early installment ''normalcy''. Read ''{{Ulysses}}'' (or ''{{Finnegans Wake}}'' if you wanna lose [[MindScrew your marbles]]), then go back and read ''Dubliners''. Weird, right?
12th Oct '15 5:06:31 AM LordGravy
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* MeddlingParents: the mother in "A Mother" behaves like her daughter's artist agent.

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* MeddlingParents: the The mother in "A Mother" behaves like her daughter's artist agent.
12th Oct '15 5:01:28 AM LordGravy
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* MeaningfulName: In "Counterparts," as Farrington is beating up his kid, the boy begs for mercy not to, and even promises to say a ''Hail Mary''. Cut to the next story, "Clay," where the main characters name is Maria ([[CaptainObvious which is a form of the name Mary]]), who is looked up to by everyone as a motherly figure.

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* MeaningfulName: In "Counterparts," as Farrington is beating up his kid, the boy begs for mercy not to, and even promises to say a ''Hail Mary''. Cut to the next story, "Clay," where the main characters character's name is Maria ([[CaptainObvious which is a form of the name Mary]]), who is looked up to by everyone as a motherly figure.
12th Oct '15 4:58:22 AM LordGravy
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* BreakTheCutie: "I'll say a ''Hail Mary'' for you, pa, [[spoiler: if you don't beat me]]... I'll say a ''Hail Mary''..."



* MeaningfulName

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* MeaningfulNameMeaningfulName: In "Counterparts," as Farrington is beating up his kid, the boy begs for mercy not to, and even promises to say a ''Hail Mary''. Cut to the next story, "Clay," where the main characters name is Maria ([[CaptainObvious which is a form of the name Mary]]), who is looked up to by everyone as a motherly figure.
11th Oct '15 8:57:41 PM LordGravy
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* BreakTheCutie: "I'll say a ''Hail Mary'' for you, pa, [[spoiler: if you don't beat me]]... I'll say a ''Hail Mary''..."



* ADateWithRosiePalms: It's implied that the man from "An Encounter" does this after talking to the children.

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* ADateWithRosiePalms: It's implied that the man TheCasanova: Mrs. Mooney from "An Encounter" does this after talking "The Boarding House" is a female example; she's even referred to the children.as "The Madam."



* ADateWithRosiePalms: It's implied that the man from "An Encounter" does this after talking to the children.



* NightmareFuel: "I'll say a ''Hail Mary'' for you, pa, [[spoiler: if you don't beat me]]... I'll say a ''Hail Mary''..."
11th Oct '15 8:43:03 PM LordGravy
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*BrokenBird: Eveline.



* DespairEventHorizon: A lot of the characters either cross it or have crossed it a some point or another, but the most notable two are:
** Mr. Duffy once he finds out his closest friend, Mrs. Sinico, died, possibly from [[DrivenToSuicide suicide.]]
** Gabriel when he comes to the realization that he saw himself as an immortal superhuman, and becomes so ashamed of himself after hearing his wife's story about Michael Furey.



* FetchQuest: the protagonist of "Araby" promises to get Mangan's sister, his crush, something from the exotically-named bazaar Araby, as if he were a knight heading for the holy land in search for a sacred relic.

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* FetchQuest: the The protagonist of "Araby" promises to get Mangan's sister, his crush, something from the exotically-named bazaar Araby, as if he were a knight heading for the holy land in search for a sacred relic.
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