The Adventures of Ulysses Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who bribes Paris by promising him any woman he desires?

2. How many men are sent out to scout the island in Section 6?

3. Where is the ship taken to when the winds are released from the bag?

4. Who is Morpheus?

5. Where do Ulysses' men sleep in Libya?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Ulysses climb in Section 6?

2. What story does Ulysses tell Aeolus, and in what way does Aeolus find it pleasing?

3. Who are the Ciconians?

4. What references does Section 2 make to sacrifices to the Gods?

5. How does Aphrodite plot to win the title of the fairest Goddess?

6. Which god does Ulysses meet on his way to Circe's castle? What does this god offer Ulysses?

7. What happens to two of Ulysses' ships on the Island of the Racing Sun?

8. What plan does Ulysses devise that leads to the Greeks' victory over Troy?

9. Describe the island Ulysses lands on in Section 6.

10. How does Aeolus recognize Ulysses?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Ulysses remains loyal to his crew and his wife, and they remain loyal to him. Discuss the theme of loyalty in the novel, The Adventures of Ulysses.

Essay Topic 2

The reader follows the journey of Ulysses, the protagonist and hero of the novel. Discuss Ulysses as a character and whether he is suitable as a hero.

Essay Topic 3

The gods play a major role in the novel The Adventures of Ulysses. Discuss how the gods' interference on Ulysses' journey affected the story.

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