Premium Content Naivete as a Source of Mystery in The Sisters
By Graeme Mullen - October 14, 2003
In "The Sisters" James Joyce creates an elusive mystery surrounding the death of James Flynn by withholding narrator insight into the events of the story. He achieves this by selecting a young boy as the narrator, whose age is not specified but is hinted at in the condescending tones of the adult characters towards him. Thus, we get the picture of…
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