The Question and Answer section for Ulysses is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The main theme in Ulysses is the desire for adventure, a desire to indulge in things that give meaning to our lives. Tellyson shares this sense of adventure, but bases his story on the character of Odysseus in The Odyssey.
Check this out, you should be able to put them in order.
More than anything else, Ulysses wants to keep moving..... he wants to sail and experience new things regardless of his age. So long as he can do “something ere the end, / Some work of noble note,” Ulysses wants to be doing it. Although the coming...