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Jan C (woeisme) | 1526 comments Questions/comments from the Evanston IL Public Library discussion group:

Episode 14: Oxen of the Sun – 10p.m., The Hospital

Key Players: Stephen, Bloom, Mulligan, Lenehan, Costello, Lynch, etc.

Language is perhaps the most challenging aspect of Episode 14. The linguistic style mimics nine different stages of development in the English language. What do you think Joyce was attempting to accomplish with this technique?

Discuss the role of Mina Purefoy in this episode.

Consider the themes of birth and death.

Discuss the developing relationship between Bloom and Stephen.

Organ: Womb • Art: Medicine • Color: White • Symbol: Mothers Technic: Embryonic Development


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