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Joyce’s “Ulysses” vs. Miller’s “Tropic of Cancer”

James Joyce’s Ulysses and Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer are two significant works of modern literature that reflect the change in prose writing style during the early 20th century. The former represents a complex, experimental and modernist style of writing, while the latter represents a straightforward, direct and realist style of writing. This essay will compare and contrast the prose writing style in Ulysses with the realist writing style of Tropic of Cancer with examples.

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