Ulysses Essays

Ulysses by James Joyce

Introduction In James Joyce's Ulysses readers encounter Stephen Dedalus's search for identity - a search which will be present through the entire narrative. At the heart of Ulysses is Stephen's relationship with his mother. Stephen describes both the real mother who reared him and is now dead and...

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Quotes with Page Number Ulysses

“Think you're escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home.” — Page 34 — “History, Stephen said, is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.” — Page 319 — “Love loves to love love.” — — “I was a Flower of the mountain yes when I put the rose in my hair like the...

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Character Analysis - Ulysses

In the poem Ulysses, Alfred Lord Tennyson used a classical figure, Ulysses, known as Odysseus in Homer’s Epic, to advocate the spirit of striving onward. However, Ulysses’ last voyage is not mentioned in Homer’s Epic. Some said the origin is from the Divine Comedy. Actually Ulysses is a very...

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