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Chapter 5

"Please Don't Give Up on Me"

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his experiences with psychiatric wards and how it inspired IJ; starts a relationship with the (then married) Mary Karr; starts teaching at Emerson; IJ is written and starts to appear piecemeal in literary journals

Max, D. (2012). Chapter 5. In Max, D. Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace. Viking, pp. 135-176

(noun) brilliance, panache, quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous

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wrote Moore with ironic brio

—p.138 by D.T. Max
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wrote Moore with ironic brio

—p.138 by D.T. Max
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144

His anguish, he wrote, had multiple sources, from a fear of fame to a fear of failure. Behind the ordinary fears lurked the fear of being ordinary.

Wallace while working on IJ ... I can relate

—p.144 by D.T. Max 2 years, 1 month ago

His anguish, he wrote, had multiple sources, from a fear of fame to a fear of failure. Behind the ordinary fears lurked the fear of being ordinary.

Wallace while working on IJ ... I can relate

—p.144 by D.T. Max 2 years, 1 month ago

a Spanish or Mexican gentleman (the Spanish word for gentleman)

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they think I am an okay caballero

—p.148 by David Foster Wallace
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they think I am an okay caballero

—p.148 by David Foster Wallace
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a critical or discursive introduction to a book (from Ancient Greek)

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prolegomena to any future uprising

—p.150 by David Foster Wallace
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prolegomena to any future uprising

—p.150 by David Foster Wallace
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(adjective) involving or accomplished with careful perseverance / (adjective) diligent in application or pursuit

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sedulously kept apart from his colleagues

—p.153 by D.T. Max
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sedulously kept apart from his colleagues

—p.153 by D.T. Max
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(verb) depict or describe in painting or words; suffuse or highlight (something) with a bright color or light

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There was no reason to think that limning a hopeless condition would show a way out

—p.155 by D.T. Max
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There was no reason to think that limning a hopeless condition would show a way out

—p.155 by D.T. Max
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to disarm an alarm system by creating a new circuit for the electricity

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according to a retired buglary detective

—p.163 by D.T. Max
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according to a retired buglary detective

—p.163 by D.T. Max
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