Ending of Lot 49

According¬†to the OpenSyllabusProject.org, Pynchon’s The Crying of Lot 49 ranks as the 282nd (sadly, not 49th) most commonly assigned text in college courses. No doubt, it is often assigned as a novel to represent postmodern fiction. The elements that lead many to classify it as postmodern fiction almost all surface one final time in the final scene.¬† Continue reading “Ending of Lot 49”

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