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Third person. David Cusk is in orientation and imagines that the woman behind him is unspeakably gorgeous. Sylvanshine is in the same room. David Wallace is in a different room (for the Alternative Tax/Shelters Immersive Group)

Foster Wallace, D. (2012). §27. In Foster Wallace, D. The Pale King. Penguin, pp. 319-347

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[...] Not to mention once when in a burst of absurd half-drunken freshman hubris he'd accepted a massive assignment that involved auditing a Russian Existential and Absurdist Literature class and writing the papers for a wealthy and tormented son of a Rhode Island State Supreme Court justice who was actually enrolled in the class and discovering that not only all the reading and critical background but the seminar itself was actually held in Russian, which David Wallace did not know or speak one garbled syllable of, and had to sit there with an enormous rigid grin, transcribing the phonetic versions of whatever unearthly and incredibly rapid sounds were being made by everyone else in the room every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 to 10:30 for three weeks before he was able to think of a plausible excuse and backed out of the arrangement. Leaving the client--who was still enrolled-with his own very special sort of existential dilemma. [...]

third-person narrator here. god I love this

—p.339 by David Foster Wallace 1 year, 2 months ago

[...] Not to mention once when in a burst of absurd half-drunken freshman hubris he'd accepted a massive assignment that involved auditing a Russian Existential and Absurdist Literature class and writing the papers for a wealthy and tormented son of a Rhode Island State Supreme Court justice who was actually enrolled in the class and discovering that not only all the reading and critical background but the seminar itself was actually held in Russian, which David Wallace did not know or speak one garbled syllable of, and had to sit there with an enormous rigid grin, transcribing the phonetic versions of whatever unearthly and incredibly rapid sounds were being made by everyone else in the room every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 to 10:30 for three weeks before he was able to think of a plausible excuse and backed out of the arrangement. Leaving the client--who was still enrolled-with his own very special sort of existential dilemma. [...]

third-person narrator here. god I love this

—p.339 by David Foster Wallace 1 year, 2 months ago

(adjective) noxious harmful / (adjective) offensive to the senses and especially to the sense of smell / (adjective) highly obnoxious or objectionable

343

He actually considered turning around and saying something jaunty and ever so slightly flirtatious to the noisome Belgian swimsuit model

the aforementioned model being, of course, wholly in his mind

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He actually considered turning around and saying something jaunty and ever so slightly flirtatious to the noisome Belgian swimsuit model

the aforementioned model being, of course, wholly in his mind

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