His mother was an accomplished organist and choir leader who took him to various churches to sing, and he received attention for singing "I Want to Be More and More Like Jesus". King later became a member of the junior choir in his church. When the boys were six, they started school:
His magnum opus, Infinite Jest, is a page novel full of intestinally-shaped sentences and fine-print notes on calculus, organic chemistry and VCR programming.
Normally, when a book like that comes out, people realise its purpose right away: Most David Foster Wallace fans have a self-mortifying attitude that goes something like this: Wallace always seemed like such a warm, down-to-earth person.
No, not arrogant at all. He had long hair. Better to think he was struggling to communicate something, something deeply felt, about the limits of language.
Just think of him in front of the word processor, caged in his own affectedness like John McCain in the Hanoi Hilton. Imagine him for a moment, tortured by the Viet Cong of whitebread smugness!
Nowadays Wallace is seen as a brilliant young ish author who was tragically tiger-mothered to death, killed by his own voluminous intelligence. None of his buddies fail to relate how friendly and approachable his writing supposedly is, either. Infinite Jest belongs or tries to belong to quite a few literary traditions, some good, others not.
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The first chapter, where a rich overachieving brat has a weird seizure in front of three university administrators, is a very plain Kafka imitation. Gregor Samsa is a poor, self-sacrificing mensch who gives everything away to a family that slowly and painfully betrays him.
Requiem has an Evangelical stink right from the schmaltzy dedication page: He illustrates this by shifting the narrative between four characters: I guess this is meant to show that addiction is a universal condition, affecting all the Unsaved: Within three months, she loses her mind, undergoes ECT an extremely unlikely treatment for speed psychosis, even in the 70s and spends the end of the book as a drooling vegetable.
Having to work for a living, basically.
As for Harry himself, he loses an arm. What kind of sick fuck would write a novel about a one-armed junkie? Why you wanna go there man?
Why do I wanta go there? Because they give blue chip stamps with the dope. You know something Harry? You is simple minded. Aspecially when you be talkin about mah dope.
And whats so great about the dope here? O man, what you mean? Theys just as many connections right here as there. We could even try somebody new.The Passive Voice. A Lawyer's Thoughts on Authors, Self-Publishing and Traditional Publishing.
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