Ulysses: Structure, Style, and Characters


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

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The interactive quiz will test your understanding of the writing style, themes, characters, and the story of James Joyce's Ulysses. Use the printable worksheet to guide your study during the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to evaluate your understanding of:

  • Ulysses characters
  • Themes
  • Allusions
  • Connections to past Joyce works

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Ulysses lesson
  • Critical thinking- use clues from the lesson to understand concepts in Ulysses
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Ulysses themes and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson on Ulysses: Structure, Style, and Characters The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Review a summary of Ulysses
  • Learn more about the main characters
  • Figure out the plot
  • Discover more about the Odyssey connection