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20th Century British Literature: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In Joyce's Ulysses, what does Stephen Dedalus intend to do in the hope of achieving fame and esteem?

Question 2 2. Which modernist author employed Samuel Beckett as a secretary?

Question 3 3. Why is James Joyce's work Ulysses so different from his first published work, Dubliners?

Question 4 4. Why are Samuel Beckett's plays considered to be 'Theater of the Absurd?

Question 5 5. What literary device is employed in Joyce's Ulysses that uses Homer's epic poem, The Odyssey, as a source?

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Question 6 6. What happened to Samuel Beckett during WWII?

Question 7 7. Aside from Ulysses, in which one of Joyce's other works is Stephen Dedalus the protagonist?

Question 8 8. In Virginia Woolf's novel Orlando, what is the title character transformed into?

Question 9 9. Virginia Woolf was a member of a bohemian group of artists, writers, and thinkers called the _____.

Question 10 10. Though many of Woolf's works address women's issues, why was ''A Room of One's Own'' considered particularly important in this regard?

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Question 11 11. Though all Joyce's works are set in his home country of Ireland, which particular work is most closely autobiographical?

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements is most characteristic of James Joyce's childhood and upbringing?

Question 13 13. Why was Joyce's Ulysses banned as a serial publication?

Question 14 14. What kind of work did the Hogarth Press, Virginia and Leonard Woolf's publishing house, publish?

Question 15 15. Though born in Ireland and a native speaker of English, Samuel Beckett wrote many of his works in which language?

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Question 16 16. How does Joyce suggest a father/son relationship between Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus in Ulysses?

Question 17 17. Which literary technique is Joyce credited for developing?

Question 18 18. Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, Endgame, and Happy Days all premiered within which of the following decades?

Question 19 19. How are Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway and Joyce's Ulysses similar?

Question 20 20. Why is the structure and form of Finnegans Wake particularly notable?

20th Century British Literature: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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