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The Resolution Project Book Forty-Seven: Infinite Jest (1996) – Part Three

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This is the third part of my review of Infinite Jest. Here‘s the first part, and here‘s the second part. The Resolution Project: For my New Year’s resolution this year (that being 2011), I decided to try and read all one hundred of the novels picked by Time Magazine as the best since their inception in 1923 to the list’s publication in 2005. I exempted myself from reading ones I’ve already read, leaving some eighty-six or so to read before […]

The Resolution Project Book Forty-Seven: Infinite Jest (1996) – Part Two

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This is the second part of my review of Infinite Jest. Here‘s the first part, and here‘s the third part. “The man tended to look up at him like people with legs look up at buildings and planes. ‘You can of course view entertainments again and again without surcease on TelEntertainment disks of storage and retrieval.’ Orin’s way of looking up as he remembered was nothing like the seated guy’s way of looking up. ‘But not the same. […]

The Resolution Project Book Forty-Seven: Infinite Jest (1996) – Part One

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“Like most North Americans of his generation, Hal tends to know way less about why he feels certain ways about the objects and pursuits he’s devoted to than he does about the objects and pursuits themselves. It’s hard to say for sure whether this is even exceptionally bad, this tendency.” (p. 54) The Resolution Project: For my New Year’s resolution this year (that being 2011), I decided to try and read all one hundred of the […]