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.

TitleTimeColourPeopleScience / ArtMeaning
Telemachus8am - 9amGold / white
*Telemachus
*Mentor
*Antinous
*The Suitors
*Penelope
TheologyDispossessed son in contest
Nestor9am - 10amBrown
*Telemachus
*Nestor
*Pisistratus
*Helen
HistoryThe wisdom of the ancients
Proteus10am - 11amBlue
*Telemachus
*Proteus
*Menelaus
*Helen
*Megapenthes
PhilologyPrimal matter
Calypso8am - 9amOrange
*Calypso
*Penelope
*Ulysses
*Callidice
MythologyThe departing wayfarer
Lotus Eaters9am - 10amDark brown
*Euryloches
*Polites
*Ulysses
*Nausicaa
ChemistryThe temptation of faith
Hades11am - 12pmBlack-white
*Ulysses
*Elpenor
*Ajax
*Agamemnon
*Hercules
*Eriphyle
*Sisyphus
*Orion
*Laertes etc.
*Prometheus
*Cerberus
*Tiresais
*Hades
*Prosperpina
*Telemachus
*Antinous
-The descent into nothingness
Aeolus12pm - 1pmRed
*Aeolus
*Sons
*Telemachus
*Mentor
*Ulysses
RhetoricThe derision of victory
Lestrygonians1pm - 2pmBlood red
*Antiphates
*The seductive daughter
*Ulysses
ArchitectureDespondency
Scylla and Charybdis2pm - 3pm-
*Scylla
*Charybdis
*Telemachus
*Ulysses
*Antinous
LiteratureThe double-edge sword
Wandering Rocks3pm - 4pmRainbow
*Objects
*Places
*Forces
*Ulysses
MechanicsThe hostile milieu
Sirens4pm - 5pmCoral
*Leucothea
*Parthenope
*Ulysses
*Orpheus
*Menelaus
*Argonauts
MusicThe sweet deceit
Cyclops5pm - 6pmGreen
*Prometheus
*Noman
*Galatea
*Ulysses
SurgeryEgocidal terror
Nausicaa8pm - 9pmGrey
*Nausicaa
*Handmaidens
*Alcinous
*Arete
*Ulysses
PaintingThe projected mirage
Oxen of the Sun10pm - 11pmWhite
*Lampetie
*Phaethusa
*Helios Hyperion
*Jove
*Ulysses
PhysicsThe eternal herds
Circe11pm - 12amViolet
*Circe
*The Swine
*Telemachus
*Ulysses
*Hermes
DanceThe man-hating ogress
Eumaeus12am - 1am-
*Eumaeus
*Ulysses
*Telemachus
*The Bad Goatherd
*Pseudangelos
-The ambush on home ground
Ithaca1am - 2am-
*Ulysses
*Telemachus
*Eurycleia
*The suitors
-Armed hope
Penelopeinfty-
*Ulysses
*Laertes
*Penelope
-The past sleeps

TitleTechnicOrganSymbols
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
KidneysVagina, exile, nymph, Israel in captivity
Lotus Eaters
Dialogue, prayer, soliloquy
SkinHost, penis in the bath, froth, flower, drugs, castration, oats
Hades
Dialogue, narration
HeartCemetery, sacred heart, the past, the unknown man, the unconscious, heart defect, relics, heartbreak
Aeolus
Simbouleutike, dikanike, epideictic, tropes
LungsMachines, wind, fame, kite, failed destinies, the press, mutability
Lestrygonians
Peristaltic prose
OesophagusBloody sacrifice,
food,shame
Scylla and Charybdis
Whirlpools
Brain
Hamlet,
Shakespeare,
Christ,
Socrates,
London,
Stratford,
scholasticism,
mysticism,
Plato,
Aristotle,
youth,
maturity
Wandering RocksShifting labyrinth between two shoresBlood
Caesar,
Christ,errors,
homonyms,synchronisms,resemblances
Sirens
Fuga per canonem
EarPromises,
female,
sounds,embellishments
CyclopsAlternating asymmetryMuscles, bonesNation,state,
religion,
dynasty,
idealism,exaggeration,
fanaticism,collectivity
NausicaaRetrogressive progressionEye, nose
Onanism,feminine,
hypocrisy
Oxen of the Sun
Prose, embryo, foetus, birth
Matrix, uterus
Fertilisation,
frauds,
parthenogenesis
CirceExploding visionLocomotor apparatus, skeleton
Zoology,
personification,
pantheism,
magic,
poison,
antidote,reel
EumaeusRelaxed proseNerves-
Ithaca
Dialogue, pacified style, fusion
Juices-
Penelope
Monologue, resigned style
Fat-

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