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Linati schema for Ulysses

This schema for the novel Ulysses was produced by Joyce in 1920 to help a friend (Carlo Linati) understand the fundamental structure of the book. The schema has been split into two subtables for better ease of reading.

Title Time Colour People Science / Art Meaning
Telemachus 8am - 9am Gold / white
  • Telemachus
  • Mentor
  • Antinous
  • The Suitors
  • Penelope
Theology Dispossessed son in contest
Nestor 9am - 10am Brown
  • Telemachus
  • Nestor
  • Pisistratus
  • Helen
History The wisdom of the ancients
Proteus 10am - 11am Blue
  • Telemachus
  • Proteus
  • Menelaus
  • Helen
  • Megapenthes
Philology Primal matter
Calypso 8am - 9am Orange
  • Calypso
  • Penelope
  • Ulysses
  • Callidike
Mythology The departing wayfarer
Lotus Eaters[?] 9am - 10am Dark brown
  • Euryloches
  • Polites
  • Ulysses
  • Nausicaa
Chemistry The temptation of faith
Hades 11am - 12pm Black-white
  • Ulysses
  • Elpenor
  • Ajax
  • Agamemnon
  • Hercules
  • Eriphyle
  • Sisyphus
  • Orion
  • Laertes etc.
  • Prometheus
  • Cerberus
  • Tiresais
  • Hades
  • Prosperpina
  • Telemachus
  • Antinous
- The descent into nothingness
Aeolus 12pm - 1pm Red
  • Aeolus
  • Sons
  • Telemachus
  • Mentor
  • Ulysses
Rhetoric The derision of victory
Lestrygonians[?] 1pm - 2pm Blood red
  • Antiphates
  • The seductive daughter
  • Ulysses
Architecture Despondency
Scylla and Charybdis 2pm - 3pm -
  • Scylla
  • Charbydis
  • Telemachus
  • Ulysses
  • Antinous
Literature The double-edge sword
Wandering Rocks[?] 3pm - 4pm Rainbow
  • Objects
  • Places
  • Forces
  • Ulysses
Mechanics The hostile milieu
Sirens 4pm - 5pm Coral
  • Leucothea
  • Parthenope
  • Ulysses
  • Orpheus
  • Menelaus
  • Argonauts
Music The sweet deceit
Cyclops 5pm - 6pm Green
  • Prometheus
  • Noman
  • Galatea
  • Ulysses
Surgery Egocidal terror
Nausicaa 8pm - 9pm Grey
  • Nausicaa
  • Handmaidens
  • Alcinous
  • Arete
  • Ulysses
Painting The projected mirage
Oxen of the Sun[?] 10pm - 11pm White
  • Lampetie
  • Phaethusa
  • Helios Hyperion
  • Jove
  • Ulysses
Physics The eternal herds
Circe 11pm - 12am Violet
  • Circe
  • The Swine
  • Telemachus
  • Ulysses
  • Hermes
Dance The man-hating ogress
Eumaeus 12pm - 1am -
  • Eumaeus
  • Ulysses
  • Telemachus
  • The Bad Goatherd
  • Pseudangelos
- The ambush on home ground
Ithaca 1pm - 2am -
  • Ulysses
  • Telemachus
  • Eurycleia
  • The suitors
- Armed hope
Penelope <math>\infty</math> -
  • Ulysses
  • Laertes
  • Penelope
- The past sleeps

Title Technic[?] Organ Symbols
Telemachus Dialogue for three and four, narration[?], soliloquy[?] - Hamlet, Ireland, Stephen
Nestor Dialogue for 2, narration[?], soliloquy[?] - Ulster, woman, practical sense
Proteus Soliloquy[?] - World, tide, Moon, evolution, metamorphosis
Calypso Dialogue for 2, soliloquy[?] Kidneys Vagina, exile, nymph, Israel in captivity
Lotus Eaters[?] Dialogue, prayer, soliloquy[?] Skin Host, penis in the bath, froth[?], flower, drugs, castration, oats
Hades Dialogue, narration[?] Heart Cemetry[?], sacred heart, the past, the unknown man, the unconscious, heart defect, relics, heartbreak[?]
Aeolus Simbouleutike[?], dikanike[?], epideictic[?], tropes Lungs Machines, wind, fame, kite, failed destinies, the press, mutability[?]
Lestrygonians[?] Peristaltic prose Oesophagus Bloody sacrifice, food, shame
Scylla and Charybdis Whirlpools[?] Brain Hamlet, Shakespeare, Christ, Socrates, London, Stratford, scholasticism, mysticism, Plato, Aristotle, youth[?], maturity
Wandering Rocks[?] Shifting labyrinth between two shores Blood Caesar, Christ, errors, homonyms, synchronisms, resemblances
Sirens Fuga per canonem[?] Ear Promises, female, sounds, embellishments
Cyclops Alternating asymmetry Muscles, bones Nation, state, religion, dynasty, idealism, exaggeration, fanaticism, collectivity
Nausicaa Retrogressive progression Eye, nose Onanism, feminine, hypocrisy
Oxen of the Sun[?] Prose, embryo, foetus, birth Matrix, uterus Fertilisation, frauds, parthenogenesis
Circe Exploding vision Locomotor apparatus, skeleton Zoology, personification, pantheism, magic, poison, antidote, reel
Eumaeus Relaxed prose Nerves -
Ithaca Dialogue, pacified style, fusion Juices[?] -
Penelope Monologue, resigned style Fat -

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