Read the fucking footnotes. There’s like pages worth of footnotes. You can’t skip them. If you’re putting in the effort to read Infinite Jest then. David Foster Wallace, the reigning champion of footnotes, decided to use endnotes for Infinite Jest for practical as well as aesthetic reasons. Wallace began writing Infinite Jest in earnest in Much of it is single- spaced, and what footnotes existed at this stage appear at the.

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Consulting the oracle, he said this of the endnotes in Infinite Jest they have served other purposes though in his other works obviously, considering that they are much more condensed:.

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Gately was based on a man Wallace met in recovery called Nest Craig, who also did the elevator-door thing. Ticonderoga a reference to the Battle of Carillonfought at Fort Ticonderoga. Will Navidson, a prize-winning photographer, sets up cameras in every room of the home.

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Throughout there are notes in the margins, reminders to fix something or other, adjustments to chronology which seems to have given Wallace quite a bit of troubleeven a few drawings and doodles.

Some of the footnotes are so funny that I spewed hot tea out of my nostrils reading them. David Foster Wallace, the reigning champion of footnotes, decided to use endnotes for Infinite Jest for practical as well as aesthetic reasons, as a way to Article continues after advertisement. Boston’s Roxbury and Mattapan districts two lower-income, primarily African American and Hispanic neighborhoods in Boston.

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The cardioid shape of E. In the conveniently wide footnoets, a graduate student and an undergraduate write notes to each other in pen and pencil.

And the name it hit becomes the subject of the Found Drama. The distinction may seem facile, but endnotes leave the text clean and present the reader with a different kind of choice as well as a very distinctive reading experience. To be sure, not all novels that use footnotes footnotee so for experimental or progressive reasons.