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    Understanding "Araby" by James Joyce.

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    What symbolic things are found in this short story?

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    This is one of my favorite stories by Joyce. The Bizarre (Araby) is a symbol in itself because it is representative of falsehood. It's not the real thing; it's a world of make believe and cheap trinkets. Look at what the narrators buys for the girl. It's a fake item. The story revolves around what is superficial and phony. If you look at the ...

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    The solution deals with finding a theme in "Araby" to analyze. The focus is on symbol making.