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Joyce, Letters I, p.246 given the book's fluid and changeable approach to plot and characters, a definitive, critically agreed-upon plot synopsis remains elusive (see Critical response and themes: Difficulties of plot summary below).

Instead of fighting set-piece battles
en masse in their wake.

There are two tigers attempting to elude and capture as many of the other player's pieces which in other hunt games in this part of the world is often referred to as a goat, cows, lamb, or men.

The three escorts charged and she had to go deep to elude the attacking enemy.

Although they successfully elude the pair, Dwight refuses to let them off easy, choosing rather to head to The Farm to deal with them.

Dov Landau, who had managed to elude the arresting soldiers, turns himself in so that he can use his knowledge of explosives to rig the Acre prison and plan an escape route.

While Vera is getting her jewels to pay for the letters, Gustav comes home unexpectedly and Anna falls as she tries to elude him.

Despite the wide presence of the helicopter gunships and armored vehicles, the militiamen managed to elude and effectively evade capture.

She manages to elude him all the way to a farm, where she flees into a barn.

The war against Escobar ended on December 2, 1993, as he tried to elude the Search Bloc one more time.

When Chiko returns, she continues to try and eliminate her niece in various ways, though Chiko always manages to elude her.

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