James Joyce is notorious for writing in a peculiar and fascinating style which is called "stream of consciousness" which was a popularized term created by physiologist William James
James Joyce has written stories in numerous writing styles.
James Joyce had three things he tried to do in his writing style. First off, he wanted his sentences to sound beautiful like poetry. Secondly, he wanted to have his writing be about true reality as much as possible. Thirdly, he wanted to stretch every historical writing style to its limit. Fourth and lastly, he wanted to create truly humane characters.