This study guide will help you analyze the short story “Walking Away” (2009) by Philip Ó Ceallaigh. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it and putting it into perspective.
Philip Ó Ceallaigh is an Irish author and translator born in County Clare, Ireland. He is best known for his short story collections, which have been published in both English and Irish Gaelic.
Ó Ceallaigh's writing often explores themes of identity, displacement, and the search for meaning in contemporary Ireland. His prose is elegant, and he is known for his ability to evoke a sense of place and atmosphere in his writing.
In addition to his work as a writer, Ó Ceallaigh is also a translator, having translated works by Irish-language writers into English. He has received numerous awards and accolades for his work, including the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature and the Irish Book Award for Short Story Collection.
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