Eveline looks at from the window the street where played since she was a child. To that time was happy, the father wasn’t bad and the mother was still in life. Eveline is a nineteen girl who works as shop assistant in a big warehouse, where she is maltreated by the other shop assistant. At home she helps the brothers and the father despotic as she had promised to her mother. She gave the wage to the father. Eveline has a boyfriend Frank, a seaman who he had found luck to Buenos Aires and was there on holiday. The father had understood everything and had forbidden to meet him. Sad for her life she want to move from Dublin to Buenos Aires, where Eveline and Frank will marry. At the port she doesn’t go and leaves Frank alone on the ship.