The Adventures of Ulysses Test | Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What insect does the monster Scylla resemble?

2. What does Ulysses throw which knocks a hole in the castle courtyard in Section 14?

3. What bird do the Hellenes follow from their ship in Section 8?

4. How old is Nausicaa?

5. How is Ulysses warned he would find his son upon his return home?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

The Adventures of Ulysses is set in the Bronze Age on the Aegean sea, Ithaca, Olympus, as well as a few other islands etc. Discuss the setting of the novel The Adventures of Ulysses and what effect the time and place of the story has on the plot.

Essay Topic 2

Poseidon continually hinders Ulysses' journey, while Athene continually helps it. Write an essay comparing and contrasting the roles of Poseidon and Athene in The Adventures of Ulysses.

Essay Topic 3

Foreshadowing is a technique repeatedly used throughout the novel. Discuss Evslin's use of foreshadowing and how it affects the narrative in The Adventures of Ulysses.

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