The Question and Answer section for Ulysses is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
No one is certain why Joyce chose June 16th as the setting for his novel. Nothing of importance happened on that specific day, though, it is speculated that Joyce chose the day as kind of gift for his soon to be wife, Nora. June 16th was the first...
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.
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