Who killed Mrs. Sinico?

Lowe-Evans, Mary
June 1995
Studies in Short Fiction;Summer95, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p395
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Explains the behavior of leading characters named Emily Sinico and James Duffy in James Joyce's short story entitled `A Painful Case,'. Complications in the friendship between the characters resulting to the death of Sinico; Interpretation of Sinico's manner of death as an attempt to escape the drudgery of her married life; Guilt experienced by Duffy in the case.


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