“He felt his whole body hot and confused in a moment. What was the right answer to the question?” 11
“A shaft of momentary anger flew through Stephen’s mind at these indelicate allusions in the hearing of a stranger. For him there was nothing amusing in a girl’s interest and regard.” 64
notes: character’s interiority, interest in the mind rather than plot. searching for what’s right
Joyce, James. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Edited by Jeri Johnson. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.