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Pynchon and Paranoia

I read an interesting critique by Leo Bersani called¬†Pynchon, Paranoia, and Literature¬†that not only discussed Pynchon’s use of the word “paranoia” but the very idea of paranoia itself. He also engages in countless questions about the true meaning of Pynchon’s … Continue reading

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“I am blessed Metatron. I am keeper of the Secret. I am guardian of the Throne…” (Pynchon 234) In this portion of the novel, is Webley’s sort of monologue (I wrote about the beginning of this part in my last … Continue reading

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A Question of Freedom

“I would set you free, if I knew how. But it isn’t free out there. All the animals, the plants, the minerals, even other kinds of men, are being broken and reassembled every day, to preserve an elite few, who … Continue reading

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