Originally Posted by westofyou
Correct, very Joycian in nature.
Ron Rosenbaum wrote in Slate that Dylan had told him he wrote the song after spending a weekend immersed in Joni Mitchell's Blue.
I've heard that. This book claims Dylan came up with the title after his art teacher, working through a dry spell by painting a blue still life of a vase, said, "I'm tangled up in blue."
Not that Dylan would ever adjust a story...