Frontiers in Educational Research, 2020, 3(2); doi: 10.25236/FER.2020.030215.
Humanity Department, Lu’an Vocational and Technical College, Lu’an 237000, China
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In The Dead, James Joyce employs epiphany and symbols to highlight the theme and uses multiple pairs of opposite-symbols such as snow and galoshes, the dead and alive, Ivos and Gabriel as well as the west and the east to develop the story and manifest its deep-seated theme. As epiphany, the technique is widely used in this story to depict the inner world of the characters. This article researches from the perspective of epiphany and symbol, and gives a clear analysis on plot symbos, language symbols, death symbols, and scene symbols.
The dead; Epiphany; Symbol
Guo Jiejie.A Probe into the Epiphany and Symbol in the Dead. Frontiers in Educational Research (2020) Vol. 3 Issue 2: 60-63. https://doi.org/10.25236/FER.2020.030215.
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