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DFW's Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, books as memory objects, etc.

On our short walk home from her school yesterday, my darling daughter inquires if we can go to the bookstore. She needs some new Junie B. 949 more words

Books

Sources of Anxiety in David Foster Wallace Part 2: "Brief Interviews with Hideous Men"

Patricia Waugh describes metafiction as “fictional writing which self-consciously and systematically draws attention to its status as an artifact in order to pose questions about the relationship between fiction and reality” (Waugh 2). 1,959 more words

Literature

Sources of Anxiety in David Foster Wallace Part 1: "Forever Overhead"

In his writing, David Foster Wallace tackles topics like depression and anxiety, especially fear of ridicule, and how they affect members of modern generations. The two short stories “Forever Overhead” and “Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, #20, 12-96, New Haven, CT, ” are great examples of his commentary on the anxieties of sexuality and trying to connect with other people. 1,685 more words

Literature