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[singlepic id=67 w=320 h=240 float=left] Mulligan calls to Stephen from within the tower, pulling Stephen out of a series of flashback visions of his mother. He tells Stephen to come on down like “a good Mosey.”  Gifford, in Ulysses Annotated, parses this as “one who moves slowly or shuffles.”  But I think there’s a strong […]

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[singlepic id=65 w=320 h=240 float=left] The flashback continues. Stephen is thinking about his mother, thinking about her room and objects he identifies with her, thinking about her memories, things she told him about her childhood. Remember the context–Mulligan wants to use Stephen’s money, his wit, his ideas for his own benefit.  This is mostly just selfishness, […]