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fathers and daughters




In DOTTER OF HER FATHER'S EYES, Mary Talbot produces a GN that contains two interwoven narratives (Dark Horse Comics 2012). One is the story of James Joyce's daughter, Lucia. The second is Mary's own childhood and adolescence. her father was James Atherton, the definitive Joycean scholar. Though set years apart, the two stories do touch and intertwine as each daughter navigates the rather stormy waters of father-daughter relationships. Use of color, light, and perspective add much to the spare text. Honors English teachers might wish to share this GN with their students to demonstrate mood, tone, and narrative structure. <705>
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