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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

Four. Against the Day

Chapter 52

Section 5 (732-736)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 52.5

Someplace out on the Atlantic between New York and Göttingen, Kit had half come to hope that someday, in some dreamed future when his silence had grown plausible on Pearl Street, then would have been his moment in return, agent at last for Webb's vengeful ghost, return to daylit America, its practical affairs, its steadfast denial of light.

Against the Day, p. 732

'Pert
52.5: 732, 733 (--connected chores) Nick Names | T.W.I.T.
America
52.5: 732 (return to daylit -) Countries/Around the World | United States
American
52.5: 733 (- girls) Nationality | United States
appunto
52.5: 736 (Eh! -!), 739 Exclamation/Dictionary | Italian
areeferdirtcheap
52.5: 733 (-, kiddies) Rare Expression/Dictionary | Slang
Atlantic
52.5: 732 (Somewhere on the -) Water/Around the World | Atlantic Ocean
Austrian
52.5: 732 (-s) Nationality | Austria
Basilica San Marco
52.5: 732 Church (Building)/Religion | Venice
calli
52.5: 735 Street/Around the World | Italian
carabinieri
52.5: 735 Authorities | Italy
Carnegie
52.5: 734 (-, Morgan, all them princes of capital.) Last Name Businessman | United States
Cavour
52.5: 732 Brand | Tobacco
cazzo
52.5: 735 (-, - ...) Exclamation/Dictionary | Italian
D. and D.
52.5: 732 Rare Expression/Dictionary | Slang
Dahlia
52.5: 732 Characters | The Rideout Family
Dally
52.5: 731, 732, 733, 734, 735, 736 Nick Names | The Rideout Family
"date"
52.5: 734 Events | Sex
'flame'
52.5: 733 (one of your old college -s) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Germany
52.5: 734 Countries/Around the World | Europe
Göttingen
52.5: 732 City/Around the World | Germany
grappa
52.5: 734 Liquor/Drinking | Italy
guipure
52.5: 736 (Venetian -) Clothing | Fabric
"home"
52.5: 732 ([Kit] might no longer say -) Description |
Inner Asia
52.5: 732, 735 Geography/Around the World | Asia
Iron Bridge
52.5: 735 Constructions | Venice
"irrational"
52.5: 732 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Italian
52.5: 733 (Rounder -, I think.) Language/Dictionary | Italy
jake
52.5: 735 (that - with you?) Rare Language/Dictionary | Slang
John Pierpont Morgan
52.5: 734 Last Name Businessman | United States
Kit
52.5: 732, 733, 734, 735 Characters | The Traverse Family
Lagoon
52.5: 735 Water/Around the World | Venice
Lavena
52.5: 732 Bar/Drinking | Venice
Merle
52.5: 735 Characters | The Rideout Family
'meteore'
52.5: 736 (green -) Language/Dictionary | Italian
mysteries
52.5: 735 (- of Time) Capitalised Concepts | Esoterism
New York
52.5: 732 (between - and Göttingen) State/Around the World | United States
O.K.
52.5: 732, 734 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
'one cannot live without love'
52.5: 736 Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
osteria
52.5: 734 Food and Drinks | Italian
Outer Asia
52.5: 735 Geography/Around the World | Asia
Pa
52.5: 734 ([Kit's] -), 735 ([Dally's] -) Functions | Family
Palazzo Angulozor
52.5: 735 Building - Space | Venice
Pearl Street
52.5: 732 Street/Around the World | New York City
Piazza
52.5: 732 Square | Venice
polenta
52.5: 734 Food and Drinks | Italy
Princess
52.5: 736 (- [Spongiatosta]) Titles/Texts |
Principessa
52.5: 735, 736 Titles/Texts | Venice
Quadri
52.5: 732 Building - Space | Venice
"rational"
52.5: 732 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Reef
52.5: 732, 733, 735 Characters | The Traverse Family
Reefer
52.5: 733 Nick Names | The Traverse Family
Rialto
52.5: 734 Location/Around the World | Venice
Rideout
52.5: 732 (Mrs. -) Last Name Characters | The Rideout Family
Scarsdale Vibe
52.5: 734 Characters | Scarsdale Vibe
something illegal
52.5: 733 Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
States
52.5: 734 (back in the -) Description | United States
straccio
52.5: 736 Clothing | Italian
"Terror"
52.5: 732 Act | Violence
time
52.5: 735 (Mysteries of -) Capitalised Concepts | Physics
topo
52.5: 735 Ship | Venice
Traverse
52.5: 733 (Mr. -) Last Name Characters | The Traverse Family
Venetian
52.5: 732 (patternless subset of - address numbers), 734 (this - light), 735 (- stuff), 736 (- guipure) Description | Venice
vero
52.5: 736 Exclamation/Dictionary | Italian
Vibe
52.5: 734 Last Name Characters | Scarsdale Vibe
waiting
52.5: 736 Activity | Vocabulary
Webb
52.5: 732 (-'s vengeful ghost) Characters | The Traverse Family
zuppa di peoci
52.5: 734 Food and Drinks | Italy