A&P - ARABY
...Araby” and “A & P A Comparison John Updike is a who enjoys rewriting great literature in the context of contemporary life and situations. “A & P” is one such story in which James Joyce’s “Araby” gets reflected in all aspects, in plot, in theme, and in characterization. In both the stories, the protagonists, young boys, turn disillusioned in life as they find their infatuation for beautiful girls becoming frustrated. Through their romantic stories, the authors reveal how one grows into maturity, into harder realities in life. A comparison of “Araby” and “A & P”, to highlight the similarities in the theme of disillusionment and growing up,...