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by James Joyce

Dubliners: Symbols True or False

1. Which kind of weather in Dubliners symbolizes disillusionment, paralysis, and the difficulty of escape? -> Hail
2. How is Mr Kernan's hat symbolic? -> At first it's lost, but then it's found, just like his soul.
3. What does music symbolize in "The Dead"? -> Nostalgia
4. When Maria sings "I dreamt I dwelt," it could symbolize… -> How much better the past is than the present
5. The girl that Corley meets wears clothing that symbolizes… -> Her desire to escape from Dublin