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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Stephen now view his life?
2. What happens to Stephen's voice as he gets to his major sin?
3. How does Stephen react to the announcement of the rector?
4. What is happening with Stephen during further hard times for the family?
5. How does Stephen come to view all of creation?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay on the importance of self-reliance. By contrast to Stephen, it was Cranly who was ultimately alone. In your essay explain how being self-reliant actually makes a person more attractive to others.
Essay Topic 2
Write a review of A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN. Discuss style, language, interest, ease of reading and understanding, and plot development. Whether you give the novel a positive or negative rating, state your reasons.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay entitled, "Why James Joyce is Still Cool." This essay will center around the idea that Joyce's works are as relevant today as they were when they were written. It will also include his fresh approach to writing that makes the reader not want to put the book down. Some mention should also be included about the characters in his novels and what makes them cool as well.
This section contains 338 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)