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Gabriel's Regrets

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The Dead, James Joyce, 1914
In this passage, Gabriel Conroy reflects on his wife's former lover, Michael Furey.

Joyce, James. "The Dead." Dubliners. London: Grant Richards, 1914. N. pag. Online-literature.com. The Literature Network. Web. 21 Apr. 2016.

It can be inferred from the passage that Gabriel MOST deeply regrets

A

the fact that he is dying.

B

he has never loved.

C

his loneliness among the shades of the past.

D

his wife does not love him.

E

his illness requires that he leave his homeland.