1) Summary: This Araby? Araby? 1) Summary: This short story is about a boy (narrator) who is attracted to his friend? s sister, she is also his neighbor. Narrator is a boy who has probably just started his puberty. He lived in a Christian neighborhood, some of his friends lived in the same neighborhood. One of his friends lived right across the street from him, and he had a sister about his age.
He was in love with her, and waited everyday to catch a glimpse of her. As he said, ? Every morning I lay on the floor in the front parlor watching her door. ? (431).
One day he went to the room where his former tenant has died. Still thinking about her, as if he had a dream, She appeared and told him that he should go to Araby. She told him that she could not go because of retreat at her convent.
He promised her that he will go. He told his uncle that he want to go there and though amazed his uncle said yes. On Sunday, the day of the Araby, he could not wait for his uncle to get home. But his uncle was late, still he gave narrator money to go to Araby. Narrator was excited, and made to the bazaar as soon as he could.
But when he got there bazaar was almost closed. There was hardly anything open. A few stalls that were open were about to be close. He went to one stall but did not see anything he liked.
Shortly after they announced the closing and shut off the lights. ? I heard a voice call from one end of the gallery that the light was out. ? (433).
... name of Roderick Usher. Roderick and the narrator were intimate friend at a young age but they had not ... thing began to happen in the house. The narrator became frightened and ran out of the house. Almost ... carried her to a vault that was below the narrator's room. Several night later the men noticed ... spoken to each other in several years. The narrator ...
Now standing almost in darkness, narrator felt real angry because he went through all this trouble for mere beauty.