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I’m Not Feeling Good at All

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Baffler, T. (2020). I’m Not Feeling Good at All. The Baffler, 50, pp. 86-95

calmness and composure, especially in a difficult situation

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the new heroines of contemporary fiction possess a kind of anhedonic equanimity, more numb than overwhelmed

—p.89 by The Baffler
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the new heroines of contemporary fiction possess a kind of anhedonic equanimity, more numb than overwhelmed

—p.89 by The Baffler
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(noun) a literary term coined by Alexander Pope to describe to describe amusingly failed attempts at sublimity (an effect of anticlimax created by an unintentional lapse in mood from the sublime to the trivial or ridiculous); adj is "bathetic"

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whose death on 9/11 seems to cinch the narrator’s redemption in the novel’s bathetic conclusion

—p.92 by The Baffler
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whose death on 9/11 seems to cinch the narrator’s redemption in the novel’s bathetic conclusion

—p.92 by The Baffler
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lack of the usual social or ethical standards in an individual or group, which lessens social cohesion and fosters decline; popularized by French sociologist Émile Durkheim in his influential book Suicide

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From adolescent traumas to adulthood indignities, their anomie has been overdetermined

—p.93 by The Baffler
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From adolescent traumas to adulthood indignities, their anomie has been overdetermined

—p.93 by The Baffler
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(adjective) of or relating to rogues or rascals / (adjective) of, relating to, suggesting, or being a type of fiction dealing with the episodic adventures of a usually roguish protagonist / (noun) one that is picaresque

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emerges instead as a surreal picaresque

—p.95 by The Baffler
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emerges instead as a surreal picaresque

—p.95 by The Baffler
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