An Encounter: Short Story
|ISBN:||9781443440158, Related ISBNs: 1443440159, 9781443440158|
Bored of the lack of adventure at school, two boys decide to cut class and head for the shore. They encounter many people and social events along the way, until they finally meet an older man who gives them a long speech on Sir Walter Scott, corporal punishment, and other distressing topics, much to their dismay.
Critically acclaimed author James Joyce’s Dubliners is a collection of short stories depicting middle-class life in Dublin in the early twentieth century. First published in 1914, the stories draw on themes relevant to the time such as nationalism and Ireland’s national identity, and cement Joyce’s reputation for brutally honest and revealing depictions of everyday Irish life.
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