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Willy Stout Writing 101-15 February 7, 2008 The Character of Bloom and his Relationship with Stephen The character of Bloom is a character that lives in the real, concrete world. He digresses rarely and briefly into his thoughts, concentrating almost solely on his surroundings. He has a practical mind and an eclectic take on the world; Bloom doesn’t concentrate his knowledge in one discipline nor does he concentrate it to great depths, he prefers to dabble in many different arts. Bloom also shows a short attention span; he is easily distracted and passes from one person or object to the next briefly stopping to observe. If Bloom is analyzed from a broader context he appears to be socially isolated, he is an outsider but at the same time does not resent it. This isolation is brought on in part by being Jewish although he doesn’t practice any of the Jewish customs and in part because Bloom does not partake in activities along with other men. Joyce seems to set up Bloom as an opposite character to Steven. While Steven is lost
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ENGL 101-15 taught by Professor Hajduczek during the Spring '08 term at Tulane.

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