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Episode References from Stuart Gilbert’s James Joyce’s Ulysses.
- Title: Calypso
- Scene: The House (7 Eccles Street)
- Hour: 8 a.m.
- Organ: Kidney
- Art: Economics
- Colour: Orange
- Symbol: Nymph
- Technic: Narrative (mature)
A Few Comfortable Quotes among ManyMr . Leopold Bloom ate with relish the inner organs of beasts and fowls.[Our introduction to Bloom. For an increased understanding of why this sentence begins the section of the novel dedicated to Bloom see page three of this file, Important Symbols & Phrases.]—Metempsychosis? —Yes. Who’s he when he’s at home? —Metempsychosis, he said, frowning. It’s Greek: from the Greek. That means the transmigration of souls. —O, rocks! she said. Tell us in plain words.[Molly on geology, residency, and vocabulary]Meanwhile he lives. and grieves upon the island in thralldom to the nymph; he cannot stir,[The hero, unable to break the spell of the nymph, finds desolation in the midst of comfort.Homer's The Odyssey, trans. Robert Fitzgerald]
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