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"A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN".

Images & symbols of initiation into life & art.
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Initiation Imagery
in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
In his first novel, James Joyce recounts his own emergence from childhood into the first flowering of his great creativity, his initiation into the life of art. Portrait of the Artist in part describes the journey of a novice preparing for holy office by participating in the pertinent rituals in the requisite order. The hero is baptized in a special way, and beaten into fear. He is tempted. He endures austerities, and he has his moment of doubt leading to choice and revelation. In the tradition of the mystery religions, the rite of initiation is a journey through a number of trials into the presence of the Goddess, the Mother of God. By using the Catholic Church and its priesthood as models, as well as by pointing to special events that signify initiation,

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