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I didn’t like them but they were good for me. It’s obviously not really plot-driven, though it’s not turning out to be as infuriatingly plotless as the first couple of hundred pages suggest.

Trivia About Infinite Jest. In its vast, dazzling display of fireworks that Wallace has lit to entertain us and to show off his chops, he seems very reluctant to settle down and reveal fister and his book’s potentially embarrassing sweetness.

Dave Eggers’ preface for the edition I read says it well, so let’s conclude with a snippet of that: I can see it is one of those books that will produce endless conversations as people see things in their own way, it’s probably produced other books discussing it and I’m sure many Eng lit uni students have had to deal w Sooooo this book is considered a classic?

I hate that there were so many endnotes, and sometimes those footnotes went on for fostter really long time and may as well have been whole chapters in and of themselves. If you say I.

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Goodreads helps you keep track fooster books you want to read. Capitalism and Schizophrenia by Deleuze and his buddy, Guattari. I was fascinated by the fundamental theme of waklace, of wallce, of attempting to lose yourself in something else.

Which is why when I reached this passage highly edited to hurry along my point for this purpose, bold fonts are mine for emphasis on page I sort of vomited a little in my mouth before screaming and passing out a bit: It’s not so much that I try and psychoanalyze the author as I’m reading, as there’s this sort dark cloud. I looked for some notes and found about four or five websites that were helpful but at the same time it became stressing because there was not a single sentence that I read and thought there was something obscure about it and I had to look it up, otherwise it would be like getting dressed in the dark.


Just read every single fucking! I have foser bad feeling that Hal is going to commit suicide and I can’t take it. Why is it we choose to remove ourselves from reality with things that only make us more and more unhappy in the end.

La broma infinita / Infinite Jest

I read Atlas Shrugged. At times it is also a comedy, I’m not sure if I should davdi been laughing as much as I did when the kid gets his forehead frozen to the window. The internet, telephones, television, and movies have merged into a single device which enables the middle-class to work, access all entertainment everinformation, and contacts from their homes.

And the worst is when he tries to be funny. The other thing that Wallace says I find interesting is that art is about loneliness and conversation between human beings.

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If you read all the way down to this sentence then you’re awesome and you are probably worthy and capable of reading Infinite Jest on your own. Most of the book is about addiction — to drugs, booze, sex, ego, invinita.

It’s probably better the second time around though. I kept asking myself Well, the relentless, tedious, overdone, badgered, tiresome, chronic, over-use of free indirect style.

Putting aside all of the literary arguments, the thousands of mild references to just about anything that DWF thought might be fun to include in the book, or amazingly deep characterizations, I was, in the end, a man who hit the sidewalk. Maybe it would have been a greater challenge for someone as brilliant as DFW to write profoundly within the realistic confines of Don G.

There are too many scenes to remember across this ten-book-sized book but coming straight from reading I can assert that Gately is rendered with explosive pain and cruelty during a pivotal fight scene, the incendiary flashbacks, and the drudgery-of-recovery scenes. I have never felt a greater sense of relief at completing a book.

Trivia About Infinite Jest. But except so in spite of all that, Infinite Jest was still able to pretty much blow me away. In my opinion, this is how to NOT write a novel. La broma infinita by David Foster Wallace. His vocal inflections and range of character voices make the intinita sing and their meanings so much clearer.


Once I finished, I thought I had a decent idea of what was implied to infijita happened, only to do a bit of google-sleuthing and then realizing that so much had slipped right past me, despite being right in my face all along.

Okay, maybe I am a little bit. I don’t really know what to think about this book.

From a literary standpoint, DFW is one of the most technically accomplished writers ever; he has the largest vocabulary, the most analytically complete understanding of arcane rules of grammar; but a good book is not driven by technical proficiency alone. I refuse to say that it did.

Yes, I added a star. The most effective type is something called intermittent reinforcement. I have so many questions about it but it’s so long I doubt I’m going to try again for a very long time. A bizarre book which I can best describe as leaving me feeling the way I did after I watched Fellini’s film 8 – as if I just could get a little more information, I would finally know what was going on.

Since then I have polished off almost an entire bottle of Chardonnay. In that sense it is on par with the greats. I should have hated this book. The Kindle “X-ray” feature allows you to click on a character’s name and get a brief summary to refresh your recollection of the character or plot development.

I’m specifically talking about any of the films from his second French period, but maybe we’ll just make it easier by using Belle de Jour as an example.