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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

Two. Iceland Spar

Chapter 29

Section 4 (385-391)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 29.4

"Ridin with anarchists now, got-damn never thought I'd be doin this..."

Against the Day, p. 385

adios
29.4: 389 (- Mexico for me) Language/Dictionary | Spanish
advanced blasting
29.4: 386 (- course on the cheap) Capitalised Activity |
ahhh
29.4: 387 (-!) Doubting/Dictionary | Interjection
anarquistas
29.4: 390 (long-departed -) Activists | Anarchism
arroyo
29.4: 386 (near a bridge over an -), 388 Language/Dictionary | Spanish
brujo
29.4: 390 Profession | Mexico
Chihuahua
29.4: 385 (-, -), 385 (Ay, -, -) State/Around the World | Mexico
comandante
29.4: 387 (the -, sensing psitticide) Titles/Texts | Spanish
comandante
29.4: 388 Titles/Texts | Spanish
compinche
29.4: 386 (old -) Language/Dictionary | Spanish
Conversation with a Parrot
29.4: 387 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
copa
29.4: 386 Language/Dictionary | Spanish
Cuban claro
29.4: 386 (a - in a Partidos wrapper) Stimulants | Tobacco
double-refracting
29.4: 387 (- all the time) Orthography Doubles | Iceland Spar
Durango
2*, first 29.4: 388 City/Around the World | Durango
El Chavalito
29.4: 387 (that special - punch) Figures | Spanish
El Espinero
29.4: 390, 390-391 Characters |
El Ñato
29.4: 385, 386, 387, 388, 389 Characters | Mexico
es mi destino, Pancho
29.4: 389 Expression/Dictionary | Spanish
espato
29.4: 387 Language/Dictionary | Spanish
Estrella
29.4: 390 Figures | Background
Estrella
29.4: 390 (the other -, Reef's sweetheart) Characters | The Traverse Family
Estrella Briggs
29.4: 390 Characters | The Traverse Family
Ewball
2*, first 29.4: 386 Characters | Mexico
fire-fight
29.4: 388 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Frank
29.4: 386, 387, 388, 389, 390 Characters | The Traverse Family
got-damn
29.4: 385 (riding with anarchists, now, -) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
gringo
29.4: 388 (- money), 389 (crazy - motherfucker) Spanish
Guanajuato
29.4: 387 (-,-) State/Around the World | Mexico
hasta lueguito
29.4: 390 Expression/Dictionary | Spanish
Huerta
29.4: 389 (-'s folks), 389 Last Name Historical Persons | Mexico
huertistas
29.4: 388, 390 Mexico
huévon
29.4: 387 Insult | Spanish
Indian
29.4: 388 (- blood), 389 (rescuing -s), 389 (-s), 390 (the party of -s), 390 Ethnicity/Around the World | United States
Joaquin
29.4: 387 (the parrot -), 388 (the parrot -), 389 (the parrot -) Bird/Critters | Mexico
Kid
29.4: 386 (you can be the -), 386 Characters | The Traverse Family
"La Cucaracha"
29.4: 389 Song/Music | Music
loco
29.4: 387 Language/Dictionary | Spanish
long-departed
29.4: 390 (- anarquistas Orthography Long-series/Dictionary | Word Clusters
long-lost
29.4: 386 (- brother) Orthography Long-series/Dictionary | Word Clusters
lucas
29.4: 387 Language/Dictionary | Mexico
machine-gun
29.4: 386 (- bullets) Orthography Device | Weapon
Mauser
29.4: 389 (two or three -s) Device | Weapon
Maxim
29.4: 386 (a- gun) Objects | Weapon
Mayas
29.4: 389 Sonora
Mexican
29.4: 387 (its - euphemism), 390 (- Spanish) Nationality | Mexico
Mexico
29.4: 386, 389 Countries/Around the World | Middle America
mierda
29.4: 388 (we are in some -, pendejo) Language/Dictionary | Spanish
Mint
29.4: 387, 388 (- robbery) Building - Space | Mexico
Monte el Refugio
29.4: 388 Mountains/Around the World | Mexico
Ñato
29.4: 387, 388, 389 Characters | Mexico
Nochecita
29.4: 390 (back in -) City/Around the World | Fictitious Location
O.K.
2*, first 29.4: 386 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
other side
29.4: 389 Capitalised Description | Death
Palacio del Gobierno
29.4: 387 Building - Space | Mexico
Partidos wrapper
29.4: 386 (Cuban claro in a -) Stimulants | Tobacco
pendejo
29.4: 387 (¡-!), 388 Insult | Spanish
pesos
29.4: 388 Money | Mexico
posse
29.4: 388 (sitting ducks for any federal -)
psitticide
29.4: 386 Rare Activity | Neologism
pues
29.4: 386 Interjection/Dictionary | Spanish
qué toze tienes allá
29.4: 390 Expression/Dictionary | Spanish
Reef
29.4: 390 (Estrella, -'s sweetheart) Characters | The Traverse Family
rurales
29.4: 388 Description | Spanish
rust-colored
29.4: 386 (a - city) Orthography Description | Colours
Señor Chavalito
29.4: 387 (apologies, -) Description | The Traverse Family
shabótshi
29.4: 390 Description |
Sierra
29.4: 388, 390 Mountains/Around the World | Mexico
Sierra Madre
29.4: 388 Mountains/Around the World | Mexico
small-town
29.4: 386 (- boulevards) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Sombrérete
29.4: 388 Location/Around the World | Zacatecas
sombrero
29.4: 389 Clothing | Mexico
Spanish
29.4: 390 (in Mexican -) Nationality | Spain
Tarahumare
29.4: 388 (-s), 390 Chihuahua
thirty-five hundred
29.4: 388 Orthography Span | Number
tropa
29.4: 386 Spanish
twenty-five
29.4: 388 (at - grams to the peso) Number | Measure
uh-uh
29.4: 387 Doubting/Dictionary | Interjection
vaya con Dios
29.4: 390 Expression/Dictionary | Spanish
Yaquis
29.4: 389 (Huerta usually goes after - or Mayas) Ethnicity/Around the World | Mexico
you're
29.4: 385 (now - riding with us) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
your
29.4: 387 (here's - problem) Pronouns/Dictionary | Word Clusters
Zacatecas
29.4: 387 (-.-) City/Around the World | Mexico
¡Ay, Chavalito!
29.4: 388 Exclamation/Dictionary | Spanish
¡Caray!
29.4: 387 Exclamation/Dictionary | Spanish
¡el Famoso Chavalito del Quiselgúr!
29.4: 385 Nick Names | The Traverse Family
¡Qué guapa, qué tetas fantásticas, ¿verdad?
29.4: 386 Expression/Dictionary | Spanish