Read the fucking footnotes. There’s like pages worth of footnotes. You can’t skip them. If you’re putting in the effort to read Infinite Jest then. David Foster Wallace, the reigning champion of footnotes, decided to use endnotes for Infinite Jest for practical as well as aesthetic reasons. Wallace began writing Infinite Jest in earnest in Much of it is single- spaced, and what footnotes existed at this stage appear at the.

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Infant-depredations attacks and pillaging by feral infants see footnotepp. Eg the line “‘Twas the night before Christ mas, and all through the house ” contains four anapestic feet.

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Sudetenlandization florid neologism Wikipedia – Sudetenland. Some of the footnotes are so funny that I spewed hot tea out of my nostrils reading them. Other years are sponsored by: The film, so entertaining to its viewers that they lose all interest in anything other than viewing it and thus eventually die, was James Incandenza’s final work. Proudly powered by WordPress. Most of the action of the novel takes place in the Year of the Depend Adult Undergarment [Depend is a real brand of adult nappies].

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As its title implies, the novel is in part based on the play Hamlet.

Infinite Jest – Wikipedia

I wanted to do something real American, about what foornotes like to live in America around the millennium. I knew him, Horatio: Ijfinite reviews contributed to Infinite Jest ‘s hype, many of them describing it as a momentous literary event.

Any comment with a spoiler that doesn’t use the spoiler code will be removed. The book is often humorous yet explores melancholy deeply.

Gately was based on a man Wallace met in recovery called Big Craig, who also did the elevator-door thing.

The Year of the Whopper appeared in the original manuscript as “The Year of the Twinkie” and character iest were changed around; Orin Incandenza was originally “Cully” in the first draft and also appeared as “Hugh” in early versions. Consulting the oracle, he said this of the endnotes in Infinite Jest they have served other purposes though in his other works obviously, considering that they are much more condensed: Much of it is single-spaced, and what jesy existed at this stage appear at the bottom of pages DMSO dimethylsulfoxide, a common solvent used in many laboratories.

Home Assignments Readings Syllabus. More than a trick, footnotes can be technique.

A reference to Soren Kierkegaard’s knight of faith. Avril is the co-founder of the Militant Grammarians of Massachusetts.


Its size and complexity make it forbidding and esoteric.

I still feel fairly strongly in favor of the Himself-as-narrator theory; I find it fruitful, however, to form counterarguments. In his senior year he was ranked 11th in the Middle Illinois Tennis Association. But I’m fascinated with how he writes, his irony and the story.

Footnotes as a Second Voice

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