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Other words I might use include bloated, boring, gratuitous, and—perhaps especially—uncontrolled.

La broma infinita : David Foster Wallace :

Page – the half-way mark! Wallace, well I have been looking forward to the end of this book, since, well not exactly since, more like mostly during all the words in the book. If you read 6 pages of footnotes there is no standard goodreads way to credit the page you are on, i guess footnote has been read will have to oa, the footnote continues the new feeling the book and I have for one another haha!

May 11, B. Interesting choices with regard to the subsidized calendar years. It certainly made me glad that I indulge in nothing stronger than coffee and the occasional non-narcotic painkiller. I found them completely disorienting. Reading while doing a slow burn. Maybe this is the point maybe Wallace wants me to feel the way a drug addict feels drug addicts have trouble recognizing any facial expression besides contempt because it is wallxce only one they tend to see.

I started with good will but gradually slowed down and became distracted, took time out to read first one different book, then another.

La broma infinita

I do think that having the most balanced probably the only balanced person in the book be the ever-chipper mentally retarded cripple Mario amounts to an unforgivable cliche.

I have so many unanswered questions and I don’t know if I just glazed over important sections there was definitely some spacing out at times or if all wallsce storylines were just supposed to stop halfway. The film so entertaining that its viewers lose interest in anything else has been likened to the Monty Python sketch ” The Funniest Joke in the World “, as well as to “the experience machine “, a thought experiment by Robert Nozick. I was nifinita the beach a week ago and was taking a break from Infinite Jest when I noticed a place that sold a virtual reality experience along the boardwalk.


Although the narrative is fragmented and spans several “named” years, infinits of the story takes place during “The Year of the Depend Adult Undergarment ” Y. Infinite Fostet is a postmodern encyclopedic novelfamous for its length and detail and for its digressions that involve endnotes some of which themselves have footnotes. I can’t even right now. And the conflict of uniting these two characters, or these two aspects of his personality is impossible.

Oh, how I wish I knew nothing about the author’s personal life and death. Life has highs and lows, and life has ups and downs, so the book does. I spent most of this book skimming ahead for stops asking myself, “how much more of this do I have to read before I can take a break? So far, the plot strand that makes least sense, and is most poorly executed is the ongoing encounter between Marathe and Steeply, which is just eye-rollingly irritating.

La broma infinita / Infinite Jest

The writer has very consciously tried to build a sturdy monolithic castle from individual grains of dry sand. After page or so, things improved considerably and reading IJ no longer flster like a chore.

So I guess the best way to talk about the book is to talk about what DFW actually says are his goals with the book and how he thinks the book should work.

I definitely can’t say that I connected all the dots in the story, and I don’t care! Veamos el proceso con el que ve y entiende el mundo”. It felt like home. But on the whole I felt like it was missing something. I really struggled with how to rate this one, too.

His life was a map that ends at the wrong destination. Not by my standards. Siempre ha estado, puesto que ha influido a todo lector y escritor astuto desde mediados de los noventa.

Just as Incandenza was obsessed with the making of “en This is a very bizarre novel which defies simple categorization and description. Review of Contemporary Fiction. Infinite Jest was marketed heavily, and Wallace had to adapt to being a public figure. I have so many questions about it but it’s so long I doubt I’m going to try again for a very long time. What’s most frustrating about IJ I have never felt a greater sense of relief at completing a book.


Sigo leyendo y escuchando que esas giras ya no existen, aunque uno siga participando de ellas. Reti e recinzioni possono essere specchi. I read the book and I immediately wanted to sit down and read it again. Quotes from La broma infinita. Studies in Contemporary Fiction.

The Year of the Foot, Noted The footnotes quickly became an additional source of annoyance. While I appreciate that devotees of IJ have lugged unabridged dictionaries along with the IJ volume itself, it is not something I could have managed. Better yet, with the convenience of the Internet we already do this with streaming services like Netflix.

The literary equivalent of chasing the magic Anybody who completes “Infinite Jest” automatically receives a medal. President Johnny Gentle a “clean freak” who campaigned on the platform of cleaning up the USA while ensuring that no American would be caused any discomfort in the processmuch of what used to be the northeastern United Nroma and southeastern Canada has become a giant hazardous waste dump, an area “given” to Canada and known as the “Great Concavity” by Americans due to the resulting displacement of the border.

There is an admirable quality about fosger writing, however. Half the book was Don’s reflections in his comatose state. Como novela en su totalidad no me parece tan efectiva: