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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Works

life-and-death

Expression | Vocabulary

Indexed: 1 | Gravity's Rainbow (GR): 1

Similar: 244
a bit of fun
AD Two 19.2: 223-225 p. 224
a face he recognized
AD Four 66.5: 988-990 p. 989
a few questions
AD Four 69.10: 1054-1055 p. 1055
a mission of comparable desperation
AD Two 12.2: 146-148 p. 147
a moment would arrive
AD Four 59.6: 860-862 p. 861
a series of digits
AD Four 56.5: 799-801 p. 799
A.M.E.
AD Four 50.3: 701-703 p. 702 (-, or Alternate Means of Egress)
ain't-it-awful follow-ups
AD Four 69.5: 1045-1047 p. 1046
allegro vivatchy
AD Three 32.4: 445-448 p. 446 (-, my good man)
already observed
GR Part Two 3: 205-226 p. 208 (frequencies -)
always the same tornado
AD Three 33.2: 451-455 p. 453
and would do more for me
GR Part One 5: 29-37 p. 31
angel's-eye
GR Part One 9: 53-60 p. 54 (- view)
Anharmonic Pencil
2*
Apotheosis Sparkless Touch
AD Three 43.2: 609-614 p. 610
areyoupeopletalkingabout
AD Four 68.7: 1032-1033 p. 1033 (what [...] -?)
as if it had just happened
AD Three 42.3: 597-601 p. 599
ass-over-antennas
GR Part One 20: 167-174 p. 174
at any moment
AD Four 55.4: 780-782 p. 781
at least
2*
attend to what you say
AD Four 50.2: 698-701 p. 699
Attitude 8.11
GR Part Two 3: 205-226 p. 206 ([Dodson-Truck:] -, Torpor, Undergraduate.]
back-court
GR Part One 19: 154-167 p. 162 ([Leni's] fetid - existence in Berlin)
back-soo-my-darlin
AD Three 35.5: 477-480 p. 478
bad marriage risk
AD Three 38.1: 525-531 p. 530
become aware of our interest
AD Two 12.1: 138-146 p. 141
bone-tired
2*
born again
GR Part Two 2: 189-205 p. 196
bought-and-sold vermin
AD Three 48.5: 673-677 p. 675
boy-and-his-dog
GR Part One 19: 154-167 p. 155 (- [love])
bus-stop good-bys
GR Part One 15: 114-120 p. 115
But it is already light
GR Part One 1: 3-7 p. 4
C.T.R.
AD Four 69.13: 1059-1061 p. 1060 (constant-term recalibration, or -)
call them other names
GR Part Two 5: 236-244 p. 241
called away on a matter of some urgency
AD Three 32.2: 434-443 p. 443
changes of sign
AD Four 61.6: 903-903 p. 903
cicerone
3*
confidential twinkle
AD Three 49.1: 678-683 p. 682
connections to the eastward
AD Three 36.6: 495-496 p. 496
controlling it all the way
AD Five 70.2: 1068-1072 p. 1070
course and speed
AD Two 21.6: 255-259 p. 256
cruel smiles
AD Three 36.12: 501-503 p. 502
damn thief
AD Three 46.2: 646-648 p. 647
danger from lady spies
AD Three 38.1: 525-531 p. 531
deeper level
AD Three 37.9: 519-520 p. 519
desperate maniacs
AD Three 42.3: 597-601 p. 600
does that mean
AD Three 38.2: 531-540 p. 535
don't ask
GR Part Two 3: 205-226 p. 218
Don't kill it, Slothrop
GR Part Two 1: 181-189 p. 187
Don't let's get into it just now
AD Four 52.3: 728-730 p. 729
don't tell her nothin
AD Two 22.4: 265-266 p. 265
don't touch your cap
AD Three 32.4: 445-448 p. 446
don't-believe-it-for-a-minute
AD Two 18.4: 215-217 p. 216 ([Lake's] - stare)
dream-induced
AD Two 14.4: 168-170 p. 170 (- smoke)
eager to pass into it
AD Three 41.4: 577-580 p. 578
eat here
AD Four 50.3: 701-703 p. 701
et-tu-Brutes
GR Part One 19: 154-167 p. 164 (it is not to pass the time of day with -)
eternal return
2*
eternally-adolescent
AD Five 70.1: 1065-1068 p. 1066 (the - male mind)
exact terms of his hope
GR Part One 20: 167-174 p. 169
exactly like them
GR Part One 12: 72-83 p. 76
falling-off-your-horse
AD Four 66.6: 990-995 p. 995 (a - bonus)
fast enough
AD Five 70.2: 1068-1072 p. 1069
forever secret
GR Part Two 2: 189-205 p. 189
friendly nudging
AD Three 32.4: 445-448 p. 446
fucking madness
GR Part One 9: 53-60 p. 53
further east
AD Four 50.4: 703-704 p. 703
fustest with the mostest
AD Three 32.2: 434-443 p. 435
futureless look
GR Part Two 3: 205-226 p. 209
get down
GR Part One 19: 154-167 p. 161
get it
GR Part Two 5: 236-244 p. 242
getting ready for supper
AD Three 34.1: 460-462 p. 461
Give it all up
GR Part One 14: 92-113 p. 104
gone beyond
AD Three 41.4: 577-580 p. 579
good old days
AD Three 38.2: 531-540 p. 535
good-bys
2*
good-night
GR Part One 14: 92-113 p. 102 ([Gottfried's] -s one prayer)
Got you, gov
AD Three 32.4: 445-448 p. 446
grip on himself
AD Four 50.6: 705-707 p. 705
gypsy-whisper
GR Part One 12: 72-83 p. 79 (Hungarian -)
had not happened
AD Four 69.12: 1057-1059 p. 1058
Hammers o' Hell
AD Three 34.2: 462-468 p. 466
hands up
AD Two 24.2: 282-289 p. 283
hang me, too
AD Two 28.3: 362-366 p. 363 (they might decide to -)
he knows
GR Part One 17: 136-144 p. 142 ([Pointsman,] a face -)
he was 33
GR Part One 5: 29-37 p. 36
held away
AD Three 32.4: 445-448 p. 447
her side
AD Three 34.1: 460-462 p. 461
hidden messages
AD Four 56.5: 799-801 p. 799
hit the rooof
AD Two 30.1: 397-401 p. 399
hoary-eyed
GR Part Two 2: 189-205 p. 191 (a - smile)
Holding-the-Bag
AD One 8.1: 81-96 p. 95
how-dare-you
2*
I know there's coming together
GR Part One 19: 154-167 p. 156
I only want to visit you
GR Part One 21: 174-177 p. 176
I want a transfer
GR Part One 16: 120-136 p.
I would coat all the booze-corroded stomachs of England
GR Part One 2: 7-16 p. 7
I'd
AD Four 58.1: 821-822 p. 822
I'm out of my depth in this . . . .
GR Part One 13: 83-92 p. 91
identical-looking
GR Part Two 3: 205-226 p. 225 (that - Other World)
in the lining
AD Three 36.12: 501-503 p. 502
in the very process
GR Part Two 5: 236-244 p. 239
interrupted something
AD Two 29.3: 383-385 p. 384
into its own meta-structure
AD Three 44.4: 623-626 p. 625
into the map
AD Three 32.2: 434-443 p. 437
Isn't that obvious?
AD Four 58.4: 826-829 p. 828
Jake with me
3*
journey itself
AD Four 53.10: 765-765 p. 765 (the - is a kind of conscious Being)
junior-bureaucratic
GR Part Two 5: 236-244 p. 237
know . . . that . . .
GR Part One 17: 136-144 p. 137 (you -)
Kute Korrespondences
GR Part Three 30: 580-591 p. 590
lamp
AD Two 26.3: 322-326 p. 324 (- this)
Law of the Café
AD Four 58.4: 826-829 p. 827
learned to answer to
AD Four 66.6: 990-995 p. 991
less valiant race
AD Three 42.3: 597-601 p. 600
less-terrestrial
AD Five 70.10: 1084-1085 p. 1085
life-and-death
GR Part One 16: 120-136 p. 132
like a noose
GR Part One 12: 72-83 p. 76
like the Ynglingasaga only different
AD Two 11.5: 131-134 p. 133
likely to remain unbought
AD Four 60.1: 864-869 p. 868
living tissue
AD Four 66.6: 990-995 p. 992
Long live capitalism
AD Four 68.7: 1032-1033 p. 1033
look-out-not-me
GR Part One 19: 154-167 p. 159
loud-mouthed
GR Part One 4: 20-29 p. 22
Ma signori, um po'di moderazione, per piacere
AD Four 51.5: 722-723 p. 722
Made His Move
GR Part Four 12: 735-760 p. 752
Marie-Celestial
GR Part Three 14: 457-468 p. 462
maximum danger
GR Part Two 4: 226-236 p. 231 (point of -)
meant to go down first
GR Part One 20: 167-174 p. 173 (the people out here were -)
meant to survive
AD Two 12.1: 138-146 p. 144
middle-class
GR Part One 19: 154-167 p. 163
Minor Annoyance
AD Four 61.1: 892-893 p. 892
mnemonic frostbite
AD Five 70.10: 1084-1085 p. 1088 (a form of -)
more quickly
AD Four 50.3: 701-703 p. 701
Mrs. Grundy
AD Two 31.3: 418-428 p. 427
mysteries-of-science
AD Three 41.8: 585-587 p. 586 (collegial - discussions)
no choice
AD Three 48.2: 662-664 p. 664
no telling when the light
GR Part Two 2: 189-205 p. 196
not that smell
GR Part Two 3: 205-226 p. 219
not yet decipherable
AD Three 44.8: 632-636 p. 632
now I have seen you
AD Three 47.3: 658-659 p. 658
now say this, now wear this, do this
AD Four 50.6: 705-707 p. 705
Now you are next on my list
AD Three 47.3: 658-659 p. 658
on spec
AD Four 68.1: 1018-1021 p. 1019
on top of my head
AD Two 27.3: 343-347 p. 344
one cannot live without love
AD Four 52.5: 732-736 p. 736
or that it had
AD Four 56.3: 796-797 p. 796 (- [happened before])
other angle
GR Part One 13: 83-92 p. 89
Other Order of Being
GR Part Two 3: 205-226 p. 222
Out of the street
GR Part Two 3: 205-226 p. 218
over there
AD Three 34.1: 460-462 p. 461
part of them both
GR Part One 17: 136-144 p. 142 (the cortex as an interface organ, mediating between [Inside and Outside], but -)
Pete's sake
AD Four 64.14: 956-956 p. 958
pigs fly
AD Two 31.3: 418-428 p. 427 (can't you say till -?)
pitch-and-roll
GR Part One 20: 167-174 p. 170
playing hooky
AD Four 67.9: 1008-1011 p. 1011 (You boys're playing serious hooky, ain't you?)
power-ritual
GR Part One 21: 174-177 p. 177 (the rationalized - that will be the coming peace)
predicting the future
AD Four 51.2: 715-720 p. 719
pretending-to-exercise-or-use a-kind-of-conjuration-to-cause-the-spirits-of-deceased-persons-to-be- present-in-fact-at-the-place-where-he-then-was-and-that-those-spirits -were-communicating-with-living-persons-then-and-there-present
GR Part One 5: 29-37 p. 33
Propaganda of the Deed
AD One 8.1: 81-96 p. 81 (- stuff)
publicity-still
AD Four 69.12: 1057-1059 p. 1059 (the old - glaze)
put the kibosh on
AD Three 37.3: 506-510 p. 509
railroad-metaphysics
AD Four 53.2: 751-753 p. 751
rather green and long
AD Three 38.2: 531-540 p. 534
really am
AD Three 44.6: 627-628 p. 627
really to scream about
GR Part One 17: 136-144 p. 141
really were
AD Three 44.1: 615-619 p. 618
relax into his fate
AD Four 64.4: 939-941 p. 939
relax, man
AD Four 53.3: 753-756 p. 754
relighted the scene
AD Three 36.8: 497-498 p. 498
reminding it of its innate susceptibility of gravitation
AD Two 21.6: 255-259 p. 256
reverse them
AD Two 31.2: 413-417 p. 416
Right in the Head
GR Part Three 25: 549-557 p. 554 (This Ludwig, now, may not be completely -)
right now
GR Part One 8: 47-53 p. 49
right upstairs all along
AD Three 34.2: 462-468 p. 464
royal rende[z]vous
AD Three 38.1: 525-531 p. 531
secret determinant of history
AD Three 32.1: 431-433 p. 431 (light [...] -)
seductress-and-patsy
GR Part Two 3: 205-226 p. 207 (- [...] not so bad a game)
senile distraction
GR Part Two 4: 226-236 p. 227
sensitive flames
AD Four 56.3: 796-797 p. 797
sent here
AD Four 56.1: 792-794 p. 792
she would have laughed
GR Part One 5: 29-37 p. 36
sheep to the shed
AD Two 28.1: 358-361 p. 360
Sheriff's-wife
AD Three 35.5: 477-480 p. 479
Simple Rapture of the Sands
AD Three 32.1: 431-433 p. 432
six-year-old
GR Part Two 2: 189-205 p. 194 ([Ghislaine's] - face in a smile)
slowpoke
AD Five 70.9: 1083-1084 p. 1083
so much better
AD Three 35.8: 481-484 p. 482 ([changing] into someone -)
something has happened to him
AD Two 15.1: 171-174 p. 173
something illegal
AD Four 52.5: 732-736 p. 733
Something that waited
AD Three 43.2: 609-614 p. 610
special situation
2*
splendid weakness
GR Part One 18: 145-154 p. 145 ([Eventyr's -)
strike off
GR Part One 13: 83-92 p. 89
subhuman pustules
AD Three 34.2: 462-468 p. 465
such a mitzvah
AD Four 61.3: 896-899 p. 898
taking away
AD Four 64.15: 956-961 p. 960
thankless task
AD Four 57.6: 812-813 p. 813
the past is past
AD Two 27.6: 353-357 p. 356 (No -, nothing like that)
the real world
AD Four 67.1: 1000-1002 p. 1002
the true name is Malcolm
GR Part One 10: 60-71 p. 64
The Work of The World
2*
there are no innocent bourgoisie
AD Two 15.4: 179-182 p. 181
these people
AD Four 50.5: 704-705 p. 705
they haven't told me
GR Part One 19: 154-167 p. 164
they roll
AD Two 12.1: 138-146 p. 139 (as they ro-o-o-ll!)
think of as ordinary space
AD Four 55.8: 783-784 p. 783
tidiness
AD Two 27.6: 353-357 p. 353 (in her continuum of -)
to inscribe one's mark
AD Three 42.3: 597-601 p. 600
to live in a world where that would be the day’s excitement . . .
GR Part One 9: 53-60 p. 54
to lose oneself
AD Four 50.8: 708-711 p. 708
tonight's the night
AD Two 20.1: 233-237 p. 234
too late
14*
topic sentence
AD Five 70.7: 1076-1077 p. 1076
Touch her throat, Majesty. Touch!
GR Part One 15: 114-120 p. 119
touched the hull
AD Three 38.1: 525-531 p. 529
tough-guy
AD Four 69.9: 1051-1054 p. 1051 (some - sex appeal)
treacle-and-brown-paper arrangement
AD Four 64.1: 931-934 p. 932
try to tickle me
GR Part One 9: 53-60 p. 60 (Death [...] says -)
turned against
GR Part One 5: 29-37 p. 32
two-word vulgarism
AD Four 68.7: 1032-1033 p. 1033
up-in-front- down-in-back
GR Part One 16: 120-136 p. 127
visit her mother
AD Four 64.1: 931-934 p. 932
vuhvuhvuh
GR Part One 9: 53-60 p. 53 (moves shivering -)
wait in hushed expectancy
GR Part One 16: 120-136 p. 122 ([R]ooms [...] -)
Way of the Potato
AD Two 28.7: 372-373 p. 373 (mysterious and multifold is -)
We must never lose control
GR Part One 17: 136-144 p. 144
we will
AD Three 37.3: 506-510 p. 508
we will never see again
GR Part One 19: 154-167 p. 166 (species -)
we-know-what's-best
AD Four 64.1: 931-934 p. 934 (- illusion)
What about the girls?
GR Part One 13: 83-92 p. 91
what else
2*
where he should not be
AD Three 49.1: 678-683 p. 683
where he should really be
AD Five 70.8: 1077-1083 p. 1080
who are all these people
GR Part One 16: 120-136 p. 125
whole lot
AD Three 35.3: 475-476 p. 476 (kill a - of other folks?)
whose names he has never heard
GR Part One 1: 3-7 p. 3 (places -)
wish it could be Denver ... be a saloon girl
AD Three 35.8: 481-484 p. 483
would have
GR Part One 5: 29-37 p. 36 (she - laughed)
yawing-drunk
GR Part One 20: 167-174 p. 171 (- chattering)
yes this is [...]? It better be.
AD Two 26.6: 329-335 p. 330
you'd
AD Four 60.8: 876-879 p. 879
your sound will be the sizzling night
GR Part One 2: 7-16 p. 13
zone of dual nature
AD Three 44.8: 632-636 p. 633