Epiphany, Spots of Time

There are in our existence spots of time … (Wordsworth)

A recent article on Gaddis compared Wordsworth’s ‘spots of time’ with Joyce’s ‘epiphany’. Not sure to what extent I think they are analogous: the beginning of the referred to Wordsworth passage seems to say no (then yes), and the end, maybe yes, to the comparison:

A girl, who bore a pitcher on her head,
And seemed with difficult steps to force her way
Against the blowing wind.

(More on epiphany on this site.)

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