Re: Ch 1 - A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Im glad you mentioned the waves simile. Thyat stru
ck me as interesting too and really let me visualise the shadows swimming on the walls. Great how when he gazes into the fire his mind drifts again in a fever and he sees a dream ship in another dream. I recognise this tendency of the mind to shift into another scene through a brief association. Shadows become waves, waves a sea, then a ship and a drama unfolds. Like my mind wandering this morning as i waited to become fully conscious.