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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How old is Stephen when he goes to confess his terrible sin?
2. What interpretation does Stephen give to his dream and visions of beasts in the field?
3. After the confession, how does Stephen feel?
4. Going through all these strict devotions, how does Stephen come to feel about himself?
5. What does Stephen do after running in ecstasy along the beach?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay about a mother's love. Start with Cranly's assessment of a mother's love and how his arguments affected Stephen. Your essay will either agree with Cranly or disagree and should include some examples to illustrate your point.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay stating your views of parochial education versus public school education. List in your essay the positives and negatives of each. End with your recommendations about education for young children.
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