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The Sisters

Firstly, some important facts about James Joyce:

Joyce was very Atheist and disagreed with the extremism of Religious Beliefs in
Ireland, particularly Dublin.
The major religion of Dublin and Ireland is: Roman Catholic.
Only men are allowed to become Priests in Roman Catholicism.
Women (in Dublin) are expected…

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"Every night as I gazed up at the window I said softly to myself the word paralysis."

Joyce also explains that the source of the paralysis is the Religious upbringing of
all those in Dublin.

(After thinking on the word 'Paralysis') "But now it sounded to me like the name…


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