Counterparts by James Joyce
Another in the collection, Dubliners.
Counterparts is another story in James Joyce’s iconic collection of 1914, Dubliners.
It is the story of a clerk, Farrington, who works in a solicitor’s office in Dublin. Through the course of the narrative, he is frequently referred to as ‘the man.’ This allows the character to be less an individual and more of an archetype or…