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"Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed."
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This story was originally part of Joyce's collection, DUBLINERS.
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Eveline & Envy
A lot of efforts were spent in the psychotic dilemma while the ending is simply yet another dilemma, though an outspoken one. Her freedom should not be exploited by the envy of her family's duty; however, I suspect this is not the true reason why she chooses to stay. She wishes for love, which will subsidiary grant her freedom as well. She simply does not know herself thoroughly and it's Frank she doubts hence. Silly lass!
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