A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

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Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Overview Quiz

What do you know about James Joyce's protagonist Stephen Dedalus and his journey from childhood to maturity in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man? Take the quiz over this classic work from eNotes and find out!

  • Question 1

    About what do Mr. Dedalus, Mr. Casey, and Dante argue at Christmas dinner?

  • Question 2

    For what is Stephen anxiously waiting for a Clongowes Wood?

  • Question 3

    What book does Stephen become enamored of during his summer in Blackrock?

  • Question 4

    Whom did Stephen claim was the "best poet," a choice which got him into trouble?

  • Question 5

    Why does Wells think he may be responsible for Stephen falling ill?

  • Question 6

    How does Stephen feel about his father?

  • Question 7

    What banned activity do a group of boys get in serious trouble for at Clongowes?

  • Question 8

    How does Stephen feel about his new life of "sin"?

  • Question 9

    How does Stephen behave with the prostitute?

  • Question 10

    Why does Stephen not return to Clongowes in the Fall?

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