Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Quote #10

I thought well as well him as another. (18.783)

This is Molly Bloom's last remembered thought before she agrees to marry Leopold Bloom. Is this a coldly cynical thought or is it just realistic? Does it undermine her professed love for her husband? Is it possible to love someone and also to sometimes think of them in the most ordinary of terms? Was this a big warning sign that they never should have gotten married?

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