Dublin Macro and Microcosms as Portrayed in “The Boarding House”

“The Boarding House” is a story that takes place in one house in Dublin; specifically, it can be said to take place in the minds of the madame, Polly, and Pat Doran. This vine shows the movement from the macrocosm of Dublin into the microcosm of Pat Doran’s mind, revealing the tensions that arranged marriages that broke socioeconomic norms brought about.

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