by James Joyce
Dubliners: Quotes (What Was Said) Quiz
Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Dubliners? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. When Farrington's boss asks Farrington, "Do you take me for an utter fool?," how does Farrington reply?
Are you sure you want to know?
Yes, why yes I do.
I don't think that that's a fair question to put to me.
I know nothing about any other two letters.
Q. When Gabriel Conroy and Miss Ivors are dancing, she says to him, "I have a crow to pluck with you?" What does she mean?
She thinks Gabriel isn't an Irish Nationalist because he writes for a conservative paper.
She thinks Gabriel hasn't carved the turkey, so she decides to leave.
She likes Gabriel's speech, but thinks he should have used more Irish words.
She thinks Gabriel was insensitive to ask Lily about getting married.
Q. Who is Mr Kernan talking about when he says, "God! I never saw such an eye in a man's head. It was as much as to say: I have you properly taped, my lad. He had an eye like a hawk."?
Pope Leo XIII
The Jesuit Priest who leads the spiritual retreat
Q. Who begins a conversation by asking, "What a pity there is such a poor house to-night! It's so hard on people to have to sing to empty benches."
Random fan at American Idol Reunion tour concert
Q. Whose dying words are "Derevaun Seraun! Derevaun Seraun!"
Rev. James Flynn
Aunt Julia Morkan