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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: Shake it Like an Old-Style Polaroid 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. The novel is said to have been written in what style?

Free Indirect Style
Free Direct Style
E! News Style
Q. The novel is said to be a bildungsroman. What the heck is that?

Hero's story
Coming-of-age story
Adventure story
Greco-Roman story
Q. Which common grammatical mark did Joyce purposefully omit in the novel?

Quotation marks
Q. Stephen Dedalus’ awakening is a sort of revolt against what two entities?

The Protestant Church and England
The Catholic Church and England
The Morman Church and Utah
The Catholic Church and Ireland
Irish Toffee and English Biscuits
Q. What makes the name Dedalus thematically important?

Sounds like “dead”
Allusion to Greek mythology
A very Irish-sounding last name
Joyce’s middle name