The Creative Years During the months following Mrs. The effect of this revelation on nine-year-old Joyce is clearly evident in "Et Tu, Healy," a poem he wrote and distributed to friends, denouncing the man who was partly responsible for Parnell's undoing.
This emphasis on humanistic studies, coupled with Joyce's mature changes in temperament, enabled him to depart from religious study almost entirely; he preferred to pursue a growing interest in the myths which Wagner used for his operas. An exceptional child, James was very fond of writing and exploring literature.
He wanted to see for himself what had happened to his country of "betrayers. My favorite part of Joyce's work is the emotion in Ulysses, ie. He finished writing the work inbut it could not be published until ten years later because the British government thought it contained things that offended the king.
I will tell you what I will do and what I will not do.
Stylistically, his influence can be seen in the work of literary giants who followed him, ranging from Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner to Ralph Ellison and Henry Roth.