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James Joyce’s Dubliners
“The book is not a collection
of tourist impressions but an
attempt to represent certain
aspects o...
Consider your reading of Dubliners,
which is the most dominating
feature in Joyce’s portrait of the
city?
1 2 3 4
7%
0%
36...
Realism and Detail in Dubliners
• Characters are sent
through the streets and
avenues with such
accuracy that the reader
c...
The Mapping Dubliners Project! This is COOL!
Images Joyce Neglected to
Depict
Is Dubliners truly Objective as
Joyce intends?
1 2
86%
14%
1. Yes
2. No
VS
Dublin is considered
1 2 3 4
0%
13%
0%
87%1. The largest city in
the British Empire
2. The second largest
city in the Brit...
Tensions Rise as Potatoes Die
How many people died as a direct
result from the potato famine of
1845?
1 2 3 4
7%
14%
29%
50%1. 250,000
2. 500,000
3. 1,0...
Should a political figure lose office
because he/she was involved with
an affair?
1 2
43%
57%
1. Yes
2. No
The Rise of Irish Nationalism
Parnell is the subject of which of
the following chapters?
1 2 3 4
14%
0%
86%
0%
1. “An Encounter”
2. “Two Gallants”
3. “I...
Joyce was a devout Catholic
1 2
79%
21%
1. True
2. False
What percent of inhabitants of
Ireland were Catholic?
1 2 3 4
25% 25%25%25%1. 25%
2. 50%
3. 60%
4. 75%
What percent of children were
considered uneducated leading up
to Joyce’s Dublin
1 2 3 4
23%
31%
38%
8%
1. 25%
2. 50%
3. 6...
Does a public education need to be
secular?
1 2
75%
25%
1. Yes
2. No
• Education privately funded so
poor (3/4 of population) were
uneducated or ill-educated
• Only 25—30% over age of 5 were
...
Capturing the Essence of the City
* Joyce depicts Dublin’s
culture through the
world of literature, Irish
customs and trad...
Poverty and Prosperity in Ireland
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James joyce’s dubliners interactive ppt

  1. 1. James Joyce’s Dubliners “The book is not a collection of tourist impressions but an attempt to represent certain aspects of the life of one of the European capitals". Letters, II,109
  2. 2. Consider your reading of Dubliners, which is the most dominating feature in Joyce’s portrait of the city? 1 2 3 4 7% 0% 36% 57%1. Politics 2. Culture 3. Religion 4. Geography
  3. 3. Realism and Detail in Dubliners • Characters are sent through the streets and avenues with such accuracy that the reader can imagine where they are and the route they are taking. • Monuments, historical buildings, and famous are mentioned as characters pass by them.
  4. 4. The Mapping Dubliners Project! This is COOL!
  5. 5. Images Joyce Neglected to Depict
  6. 6. Is Dubliners truly Objective as Joyce intends? 1 2 86% 14% 1. Yes 2. No
  7. 7. VS
  8. 8. Dublin is considered 1 2 3 4 0% 13% 0% 87%1. The largest city in the British Empire 2. The second largest city in the British Empire 3. The oldest city in the British Empire 4. Independent from the British Empire
  9. 9. Tensions Rise as Potatoes Die
  10. 10. How many people died as a direct result from the potato famine of 1845? 1 2 3 4 7% 14% 29% 50%1. 250,000 2. 500,000 3. 1,000,000 4. 2,000,000
  11. 11. Should a political figure lose office because he/she was involved with an affair? 1 2 43% 57% 1. Yes 2. No
  12. 12. The Rise of Irish Nationalism
  13. 13. Parnell is the subject of which of the following chapters? 1 2 3 4 14% 0% 86% 0% 1. “An Encounter” 2. “Two Gallants” 3. “Ivy Day in the Committee Room” 4. “Grace”
  14. 14. Joyce was a devout Catholic 1 2 79% 21% 1. True 2. False
  15. 15. What percent of inhabitants of Ireland were Catholic? 1 2 3 4 25% 25%25%25%1. 25% 2. 50% 3. 60% 4. 75%
  16. 16. What percent of children were considered uneducated leading up to Joyce’s Dublin 1 2 3 4 23% 31% 38% 8% 1. 25% 2. 50% 3. 60% 4. 75%
  17. 17. Does a public education need to be secular? 1 2 75% 25% 1. Yes 2. No
  18. 18. • Education privately funded so poor (3/4 of population) were uneducated or ill-educated • Only 25—30% over age of 5 were educated, and they were predominately Protestant; mostly, the illiterate were Catholic and Gaelic speaking
  19. 19. Capturing the Essence of the City * Joyce depicts Dublin’s culture through the world of literature, Irish customs and traditions, language and expressions, and the economical, social and political situation in Ireland.
  20. 20. Poverty and Prosperity in Ireland

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