From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man


by James Joyce

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man: Awkward Family Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Simon Dedalus is incompetent with

Freestyle rapping
Q. The argument at Christmas dinner is caused by the discussion of

The death of a politician
The death of a priest
The ham being really dry
Q. All of the following are Stephen’s siblings except

Q. Mary Dedalus can be described as

Devoutly religious
Devoutly liberal
Moderately conservative
Limousine liberal
Q. True of False: Uncle Charles is Simon Dedalus’ brother.

False. He’s Mary’s brother.
False. He's a family friend.
False. Uncle is his first name.