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January 20, 2007

Repetition

Filed under: Questions — basileios @ 7:47 am
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There appears to be some repetition in page 796 with imagery that appeared a few pages earlier. This is not the usual Pynchon. Is this bad editing?

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  1. I myself found the penultimate section to be a bit sloppy. The “Corporate Christer Republicans” formulation, for instance, is uncharacteristically heavy-handed. Once Pynchon identifies a group as corporate-christers, the Republican is strongly implied, he need not beat us over the head with it. Even that would be a little direct of Pynchon; when in form, he’s much more likely to reveal this attribution in the course of some elaborate pun on the eucharist (“corporate” christers?)

    Comment by foolishmortal — January 20, 2007 @ 8:40 pm | Reply


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