Consider James Joyce Ulysses and discuss the use of different points of view throughout the novel (including but not limited t

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Thesis statement: In the novel Ulysses, James Joyce makes use of different points of view and splits the narrator function to enhance the matchless technique of stream of consciousness and exposes the inner minds of the main characters. Discussion: This section is divided into four: dissimilar points of view, Bloom’s view, Stephen’s view, Molly’s view, and Deasy’s view. Dissimilar points of view In the novel, the novelist makes use of different points of view to amalgamate the plot with the lives of the main characters. To be specific, the different points of view of the characters help the readers to envisage the fragmented stories in the novel as a single unit. Wolfgang Iser stated that Ulysses is a vast network of expectations, simultaneously evoked and made empty, which is all the more challenging as the gigantic mass of information is deprived of all coherence (134). Still, the novelist provides ample importance to the cultural and historical importance of Dublin. Besides, the readers are allowed to go deep into the thoughts of the main characters to analyze the scope of the new mode of storytelling. In short, the novelist provides importance to the oral method of storytelling and utilizes the main characters’ minds to unleash his literary craftsmanship. … hat has served his culture as a corrective to the psychic imbalance of the era out of which he arose, but he is not a saint and he cannot bear the whole weight as the hero of Ulysses (145). In addition, the novelist makes use of Bloom to expose the emotional trauma related to infidelity. On the other side, Blooms different view on human life and its ultimate aim helps him to accept Protestantism to marry Molly. Besides, Bloom’s character reveals the troubles faced by settlers in a host nation. Stephen’s view Generally, the character Stephen Dedalus is considered as the novelist’s representative in the novel. One can easily identify the fact that Stephen’s point of view is similar to the narrator’s (say, the novelist’s) view of life. John P. Anderson stated that, Stephen is searching for his spiritual father, the knowledge and experience that will allow him to take control of his own life and maximize his self-realization (38). In the opening of the novel, Stephen is portrayed as an important character, or even as the protagonist. Later, the novelist ignores Stephen’s presence and leads the readers towards the lives of the other characters. But towards the climax of the novel, Stephen re-enters and questions the importance given to fatherhood in human life. So, the novelist makes use of Stephen’s point of view to share his views on religious faith, fatherhood, and aim. Molly’s view The novelist inculcates Molly’s point of view to highlight the difference between imagination and truth. To be specific, Molly is interested to live in an imaginary world. Besides, she does not like to enter the real world because she is totally immersed in her own world of imagination. Vincey Vattachirayil John opined that, Her imaginary world is the world, in