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In writing the short stories that comprise Dubliners one of James Joyces main goals was to portray the moments of revelation or epiphanies the protagonists experience as the stories reach their resolution According to CC Loomis Jr at the end of The Dead understanding of himself then of his world then of humanity floods Gabriel Joyces development of Gabriels character can be established in Gabriel is a stout tallish young man with a high color and a hairless face - the bright gilt rims of his glassesscreened his delicate and restless eyes Dead 121 He is rather precise and leads a satisfying and pleasant life as a teacher at a college in Dublin His family life is secure and apparently happy as with his professional life Mr Conroy is also an avid reader and writes book reviews and articles for various newspapers - The books he received for review were almost more welcome than the paltry check Dead 128 Gabriel believes in liberal views and that literature exceeds politics Thus Joyce seeks to expose his true character through the exchange with Miss Ivors showing his superiority over her narrow philosophy The story is of a Christmas party thrown by two elderly sisters and attended by their nephew Gabriel Conroy and his wife Gretta Upon his entrance to the gathering Gabriel is described as a stout tallish young man with a high color and a hairless face - the bright gilt rims of his glassesscreened his delicate and restless eyes Dead 121 At the party one establishes a sense of Gabriels character an unconscious man who stumbles about his life imagining his greatness as defined by his jobs as a high school teacher and small-time book reviewer - The books he received for review were almost more welcome than the paltry check Dead 128 He holds these positions the fact that he went to the University and that he is seen as the
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