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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day

Five. Rue du D├ępart

Chapter 70

Section 6 (1074-1076)

Paul Nightingale reading Section 70.6

Crossing a sea newly perilous and contingent-no longer at the mercy of unknown longitude or unforeseen tempests but of U-boats, the terror of a crossing having now passed from God to the German navy, Reef, Stray and Ljubica returned to the U.S. pretending to be Italian immigrants.

Against the Day, p. 1074

all-purpose
70.6: 1075 (- European accent) Orthography All-series/Dictionary | Word Clusters
at
70.6: 1076 (Not [laughing] -) Pronouns/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Christer
70.6: 1075 (the capitalist/- gridwork) Person from | Christianity
crypto-Anarchist
70.6: 1074 Orthography Activists | Labour
discombombulate
70.6: 1075 (-d) Rare Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Ellis Island
70.6: 1074 Island/Around the World | New York
English
70.6: 1074 Nationality | United Kingdom
Europe
70.6: 1074 Geography/Around the World | Continent
European
70.6: 1075 (- accent) Geography/Around the World | Europe
Frank
2*, first 70.6: 1075, 1075 (and single quoted) Characters | The Traverse Family
German
70.6: 1074 (- navy) Nationality | Germany
Ginger
70.6: 1076 Figures | The Traverse Family
God
70.6: 1074 Deity/Religion | Christianity
I
70.6: 1074 (the letter -, for Idiot) Initials Characters | Alphabet
Idiocy
70.6: 1075 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Idiot
70.6: 1074 Description | Vocabulary
Italian
70.6: 1074 Language/Dictionary | Italy
Jesse
70.6: 1075, 1076 Characters | The Traverse Family
Ljubica
2*, first 70.6: 1074, 1076 Characters | Halfcourt
Montana
70.6: 1075 State/Around the World | United States
O.K.
70.6: 1075 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
'Pa'
70.6: 1075 Functions | Family
Palmer Raids
70.6: 1075 (no capital r) Events | United States
Plebecula
70.6: 1076 Figures | The Traverse Family
Public Charge
70.6: 1074 Expression/Dictionary | United States
Red Scare
70.6: 1075 Events | United States
Reef
70.6: 1074, 1075 Characters | The Traverse Family
Sheriff
70.6: 1076 Functions | United States
'sir'
70.6: 1075 Functions | Family
Stray
2*, first 70.6: 1074 (should be Yashmeen), 1075, 1076 Nick Names | The Traverse Family
'The Obliterator'
70.6: 1074 Figures | New York
top-notch
70.6: 1075 (a - fisherman) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
U-boat
70.6: 1074 (-s) Ship | World War I
U.S.
70.6: 1074 Geography/Around the World | United States
Umpqua
70.6: 1075 River/Around the World | Oregon
Uncle Reef
70.6: 1075 Person from | The Traverse Family
well-known
70.6: 1075 (- daze) Orthography Well-series/Dictionary | Word Clusters
Yash
70.6: 1076 Nick Names | Halfcourt
Yashmeen
70.6: 1075 Characters | Halfcourt