- Aug 2018
[quote] _____ [verse] ____ I dreamt that I dwelt in marble halls With vassals and serfs at my side, And of all who assembled within those walls That I was the hope and the pride. I had riches too great to count; could boast Of a high ancestral name, But I also dreamt, which pleased me most, That you loved me still the same. ____ _____
Dubliners's incorporation of song fragments and musical allusions deserves closer attention, especially in stories such as "Eveline" and "The Boarding House." Before performing close readings on the language of these songs, and the effects and implications of such language, we could treat every song lyric in Dubliners as a document and identify the most distinctive words of every song with TF/IDF analysis.