A couple of months ago, I focused a Vocab Builder on James Joyce’s Ulysses as deconstructed by Frank Delaney in his re:Joyce podcasts. Delaney hasn’t moved far in the book in the last two months (Joyce was a master at packing a word, never mind a sentence), but we still have fodder for another post.
- Rasher: thin slice of bacon
- Inconsequent: illogical, insignificant
- Gaud: a showy ornament
- Phantasmal: relating to a ghost or an illusion
- Barbican: a tower outside a town or castle wall, used for defense
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