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The Crying of Lot 49
The Crying of Lot 49Paranoia is the most central theme to the text. This concept is explored as a commentary on the nature of meaning and how it is made (epistemology). Oedipa Maas becomes enmeshed in a chain of...
The Crying of Lot 49What is "postmodern" about Thomas Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49? Especially the general features...Uncertainty is a major theme in this text. The fact that this uncertainty is derived from an epistemological stand-point makes the text "postmodern". Additionally, the notion the text explores...
The Crying of Lot 49Well, if you only have those two choices, I'd have to say it is critical of this ideal. However, one can be in favor of an ideal, and still be critical of it, and I'd say that's what happens here....