This study guide will help you analyse the text “The Recital” by Eimear Ryan. We will show you examples of elements in the text that will be relevant for your analysis. In these notes, we will focus on summary, structure, characters, setting, narrator and point of view, language, theme, use of contrasts, and help you put the text in perspective.
Presentation of the text
Title: “The Recital”
Author: Eimear Ryan
Published in: Town and Country: New Irish Short Stories
Year of Publication: 2013
Genre: Short story
Eimear Ryan is an Irish writer and co-editor of the literary journal Banshee. Her short stories have been published in various literary magazines.
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