ENGA10H3 Chapter Notes -Leo And Diane Dillon, Joe Dillon, Halfpenny Marvel

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Dubliners
The Sisters (Nannie and Eliza)
Thinking Flynn may die; had 3 strokes
Two candles represented death
He repeated paralysis, simony and gnomon
Words he learned from Father Flynn
Old Cotter thought the Father was a queer
Tells the boy Father Flynn died while the boy was eating at the dinner table
The priest had great hopes on the boy
The uncle and Old Cotter prefer the boy to play with others similar to his age
Hanging out with Father Flynn may give the boy influence
"Because their mind are so impressionable. When children see things like that, you know, it
has an effect...."
The boy went to the to the little house on Great Britain Street
He saw a card and read it (similar to a tombstone)
He would always give the priest some tobacco
The boy dreams of Father Flynn confessing to him
He was smiling to him in the dream
He felt uncomfortable around him, but got used to it
It died of paralysis
Remembered that Father Flynn had taught him many things about Mass and the history of Rome
Visited the coffin with his aunt
Flynn looked peaceful and resigned
Flynn broke a chalice with nothing in it (ie. Not blessed)
Eliza said it was the boys fault
They found Flynn in a confession box laughing to himself
He now has an idle chest on his breast in the coffin
Aunt could not speak and boy could not eat when they were in the room with Eliza
Paralysis theme
An Encounter
Joe Dillon
His younger brother is Leo
The two and the narrator would always act out the Indian Battles
Leo Dillon was discovered by Father butler
He had a copy of The Halfpenny Marvel
The Father was teaching them the history of Rome
He was scolded
The narrator, Leo and Mahony planned to skip school one day
Each paid 6 pence
They visited the ship and the Pigeon house
Leo could not make it on the day of the skipping
They chased kids acting as Indians
Someone called them “swaddlers” since the troop thought they were Protestants
They crossed on a ferryboat
They bought biscuits and chocolates
Mahony chased a cat down a lane but it led them to a field
A man approached them
Starting talking to the boys
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He would give anything to be young again
The narrator lied about reading all the books the man had mentioned
Lord Lytton’s works were not appropriate for boys
He asked the boys how many sweethearts they had
The man adored the soft hands and soft hair of women…
He walked to the near end of the field
Mahony pointed out he was a queer person
Mahony then saw the cat and chased it when the man came back
The man wondered if Mahony had been whipped
Rough and unruly boys deserve a whipping
A boy talking to a girl must be whipped
He described how he would whip a boy
Murphy and Smith were the fake names
Araby
The boy lived in a house whose former tenant was a dead priest
He left a will in which the house and all his possessions for his sister
The boy would look at Mangan’s sister’s door every morning
When she left, he would leave for school and walk past her
One day she asked the boy if he was going to Araby
She wanted to go but she was committed to a retreat that day
The boy said if he went, he would buy her something
The boy could not focus in school due to the eagerness of the bazaar
He thinks about her constantly during class
There was a day where the boy did not see her in the morning
His uncle did not come during dinner
He was going to give him the train fair
Turns out he had forgotten
He was alone in the train and arrived ten minutes to ten
Almost all the stalls were closed
He heard a women talking to two gentlemen
The women was the owner of the vase stall
He felt unwanted by the woman because she kept on turning around and watching
over her goods
In the end, he did not purchase anything for Mangan’s sister
Eveline
There used to be a field where the girl would play together
Now it is full of houses
Her mother was dead, Tizzie Dunn too
She considered going away; running away from home
She had a shelter and food if she stayed; but had to work hard
She could also run away and leave with a man
People would respect Eveline if she moved away
Eveline’s dad was violent
His dad was also a gambler
All her money was given to her dad
She know looks over two children
Frank was her lover
He had a house in Buenos Ayres
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The sisters (nannie and eliza: thinking flynn may die; had 3 strokes, two candles represented death, he repeated paralysis, simony and gnomon. Words he learned from father flynn: old cotter thought the father was a queer. Tells the boy father flynn died while the boy was eating at the dinner table. The priest had great hopes on the boy: the uncle and old cotter prefer the boy to play with others similar to his age. Hanging out with father flynn may give the boy influence. When children see things like that, you know, it has an effect: the boy went to the to the little house on great britain street. He saw a card and read it (similar to a tombstone) He would always give the priest some tobacco: the boy dreams of father flynn confessing to him. He was smiling to him in the dream. He felt uncomfortable around him, but got used to it.

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