This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Dublin - The Irish city where Joyce and Stephen grow up
Ireland - A place where politics, history and religion (Catholics vs. Protestants) made for a lot of tension
Clongowes - The first school that Stephen attends,a private, all-boys institution run by Jesuit priests,
Daedalus - The name of a character from Greek mythology who made wax wings for his son, Icarus.
Pandybat - A flat, wooden bat that the priests at Clongowes hit the boys' open palms with as a form of punishment.
Blackrock - A suburb south of...
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