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Foster Wallace, D. (1996). Little expressionless animals. In Foster Wallace, D. Girl with Curious Hair. W. W. Norton & Company, pp. 1-42

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Among things Julie Smith dislikes most are: greeting cards, adoptive parents who adopt without first looking inside themselves and evaluating their capacity for love, the smell of sulphur, John Updike, insects with antennae, and animals in general.

idea for DFW story (the list of dislikes, including an author relevant to DFW)

—p.12 by David Foster Wallace 2 years, 1 month ago

Among things Julie Smith dislikes most are: greeting cards, adoptive parents who adopt without first looking inside themselves and evaluating their capacity for love, the smell of sulphur, John Updike, insects with antennae, and animals in general.

idea for DFW story (the list of dislikes, including an author relevant to DFW)

—p.12 by David Foster Wallace 2 years, 1 month ago

(adjective) previously mentioned / (verb) to mention previously

to bend the knee; to be humbly obedient or respectful

(noun) a psychological disorder marked especially by easy fatigability and often by lack of motivation, feelings of inadequacy, and psychosomatic symptoms

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the third contestant is a neurasthenic

—p.22 by David Foster Wallace
unknown
2 years, 3 months ago

the third contestant is a neurasthenic

—p.22 by David Foster Wallace
unknown
2 years, 3 months ago

(verb) dress up or decorate gaudily

(adj) relating to entities and the facts about them; relating to real as opposed to phenomenal existence (philosophy)

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ontic self-perpetuation

—p.28 by David Foster Wallace
strange
2 years, 3 months ago

ontic self-perpetuation

—p.28 by David Foster Wallace
strange
2 years, 3 months ago

cheap and of poor quality

30

a really chintzy operation

—p.30 by David Foster Wallace
uncertain
2 years, 3 months ago

a really chintzy operation

—p.30 by David Foster Wallace
uncertain
2 years, 3 months ago
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Faye's thongs slap. She wipes her forehead and considers.

"I'm in love with a guy and we get engaged and I start going over to his parents' house with him for dinner. One night I'm setting the table and I hear his father in the living room laughingly tell the guy that the penalty for bigamy is two wives. And the guy laughts too."

riffing on an idea (trope for DFW story)

—p.35 by David Foster Wallace 2 years, 1 month ago

Faye's thongs slap. She wipes her forehead and considers.

"I'm in love with a guy and we get engaged and I start going over to his parents' house with him for dinner. One night I'm setting the table and I hear his father in the living room laughingly tell the guy that the penalty for bigamy is two wives. And the guy laughts too."

riffing on an idea (trope for DFW story)

—p.35 by David Foster Wallace 2 years, 1 month ago

green with vegetation; covered with growing plants or grass

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"The field, which is verdant and clovered, is covered with rabbits."

Alex Trebek speaking

—p.36 by David Foster Wallace
notable
2 years, 3 months ago

"The field, which is verdant and clovered, is covered with rabbits."

Alex Trebek speaking

—p.36 by David Foster Wallace
notable
2 years, 3 months ago