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Lyndon

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Needs summary

Foster Wallace, D. (1996). Lyndon. In Foster Wallace, D. Girl with Curious Hair. W. W. Norton & Company, pp. 75-118

82

"Lyndon looked over at my corner only once, when I lit a smoke, baring his teeth until I put the long cigarette out in a low ceramic receptacle I prayed was an ashtray."

idea for DFW story

—p.82 by David Foster Wallace 1 year, 6 months ago

"Lyndon looked over at my corner only once, when I lit a smoke, baring his teeth until I put the long cigarette out in a low ceramic receptacle I prayed was an ashtray."

idea for DFW story

—p.82 by David Foster Wallace 1 year, 6 months ago

insulting, abusive, or highly critical language

87

There was often far more of this constituents' mail, these Voices of the People, full of invective or adulation or petition for redress or advantage

—p.87 default author
uncertain
1 year, 8 months ago

There was often far more of this constituents' mail, these Voices of the People, full of invective or adulation or petition for redress or advantage

—p.87 default author
uncertain
1 year, 8 months ago

(noun) a three-beat gait of a horse or other quadruped between a trot and a gallop; (verb) move to that gait

91

He did run in 1960, or rather canter, in the primaries

—p.91 default author
uncertain
1 year, 8 months ago

He did run in 1960, or rather canter, in the primaries

—p.91 default author
uncertain
1 year, 8 months ago

rumor or gossip (deriving from the nautical term for the cask used to serve water)

110

And it was well-known scuttlebutt

—p.110 default author
uncertain
1 year, 8 months ago

And it was well-known scuttlebutt

—p.110 default author
uncertain
1 year, 8 months ago

(plural for tympanum) the recessed, usually triangular space enclosed between the horizontal and sloping cornices of a pediment, often decorated with sculpture

112

the mirror with frames carved like tympana

—p.112 default author
unknown
1 year, 8 months ago

the mirror with frames carved like tympana

—p.112 default author
unknown
1 year, 8 months ago
118

[...] eyes yolked with a high blue film of heartfelt pain, open and staring at the bedroom's skylight through Duverger's narrow fingers [...]

this expression is so beautiful and reminds me of High Windows for some reason

—p.118 by David Foster Wallace 1 year, 2 months ago

[...] eyes yolked with a high blue film of heartfelt pain, open and staring at the bedroom's skylight through Duverger's narrow fingers [...]

this expression is so beautiful and reminds me of High Windows for some reason

—p.118 by David Foster Wallace 1 year, 2 months ago