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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

by James Joyce

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His father's whistle, his mother's mutterings, the screech of an unseen maniac were to him now so many voices offending and threatening to humble the pride of his youth.

Again we see Stephen’s rediscovered appreciation of his youth. While as a child he had always wanted to be an adult, now he is proud of being young and rebellious.

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