Schema

The following is a selective synthesis of the Gilbert and Linati schemata.

Title Scene Hour Organ Colour Symbol People Science/Art Technic Meaning
1 Telemachus The Tower 8am White / Gold Heir, Hamlet, Ireland Telemachus
Mentor
Antinous
The Suitors
Penelope
Theology Narrative (young) Dispossessed son in contest
2 Nestor The School 10am Brown Horse, Ulster, Woman, Practical Sense Telemachus
Nestor
Pisistratus
Helen
History Catechism (personal) The wisdom of the ancients
3 Proteus The Strand 11am Green / Blue Tide, World, Moon, Metamorphosis Telemachus
Proteus
Menelaus
Helen
Megapenthes
Philology Monologue (male) Primal matter
4 Calypso The House 8am Kidney Orange Nymph, Vagina, Exile, Kin, Israel in Captivity Calypso
Penelope
Ulysses
Callidice
Economics / Mythology Narrative (mature) The departing wayfarer
5 Lotus Eaters The Bath 10am Genitals Dark Brown Eucharist, Penis, Froth, Flower, Drugs, Castration, Oats Euryloches
Polites
Ulysses
Nausicaa
Botany / Chemistry Narcissism The temptation of faith
6 Hades The Graveyard 11am Heart White / Black Caretaker, Cemetary, Sacred Heart, The Past, The Unknown Man, The Unconscious, Heart Defect, Relics, Heartbreak Ulysses
Elpenor
Ajax
Agamemnon
Hercules
Eriphyle
Sisyphus
Orion
Laertes etc.
Prometheus
Cerberus
Tiresias
Hades
Prosperpina
Telemachus
Antinous
Religion Incubism The descent into nothingness
7 Aeolus The Newspaper 12pm Lungs Red Editor, Wind, Machines, Kite, Failed Destinies, The Press, Mutability Aeolus
Sons
Telemachus
Mentor
Ulysses
Rhetoric Enthymemic, Simbouleutike, Dikanike, Epideictic, Tropes The derision of victory
8 Lestrygonians The Lunch 1pm Oesophagus Blood Red Constables, Bloody Sacrifice, Food, Shame Antiphates
The seductive daughter
Ulysses
Architecture Peristaltic Despondency
9 Scylla and Charybdis The Library 2pm Brain London, Stratford, Shakespeare, Christ, Socrates, Scholasticism & Mysticism, Plato & Aristotle, Youth & Maturity Scylla
Charybdis
Telemachus
Ulysses
Antinous
Literature Dialectic, Whirlpools The double-edged sword
10 Wandering Rocks The Streets 3pm Blood Rainbow Citizens, Christ & Caesar, Errors, Homonyms, Synchronisms, Resemblances Objects
Places
Forces
Ulysses
Mechanics Labyrinth The hostile milieu
11 Sirens The Concert Room 4pm Ear Coral Barmaids, Promises, Female, Sounds, Embellishments Leucothea
Parthenope
Ulysses
Orpheus
Menelaus
Argonauts
Music Fuga per canonem The sweet deceit
12 Cyclops The Tavern 5pm Muscle Green Fenian, Nation, State, Religion, Dynasty, Idealism, Exaggeration, Fanatacism, Collectivity Prometheus
Noman
Galatea
Ulysses
Politics / Surgery Gigantism Egocidal terror
13 Nausicaa The Rocks 8pm Eye, nose Grey / Blue Virgin, Onanism, Feminine, Hypocrisy Nausicaa
Handmaidens
Alcinous
Arete
Ulysses
Painting Tumescence / detumescence The projected mirage
14 Oxen of the Sun The Hospital 10pm Womb White Mothers, Fertilization, Frauds, Parthogensis Lampetie
Phaethusa
Helios Hyperion
Jove
Ulysses
Medicine / Physics Embryonic development The eternal herds
15 Circe The Brothel 12am Locomotor apparatus Violet Whore, Zoology, Personification, Pantheism, Magic, Poison, Antidote, Reel Circe
The Swine
Telemachus
Ulysses
Hermes
Magic / Dance Hallucination The man-hating ogress
16 Eumaeus The Shelter 1am Nerves Sailors Eumaeus
Ulysses
Telemachus
The Bad Goatherd
Pseudangelos
Navigation Narrative (old) Armed hope
17 Ithaca The House 2am Skeleton Comets Ulysses
Telemachus
Eurycleia
The suitors
Science Catechism (impersonal) Armed hope
18 Penelope The Bed  infinity Flesh Earth Ulysses
Laertes
Penelope
Monologue (female) The past sleeps
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