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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow

Part One. Beyond the Zero

Episode 8 (47-53)

Inside St. Veronica's hospital, they sit together, just off the war-neurosis ward, these habitual evenings.

Gravity's Rainbow, p. 47

Abreactions of the Lord of the Night
8: 48 Phenomenon | The White Visitation
after
8: 48 (- [the Rocket] explodes) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
always
8: 52 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
anyone
8: 52 (how could - live with such a creature?) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
arrival
8: 50 (-s) Capitalised Process | World War II
AWOL
8: 51 (- bags) State/Around the World | Armies
Balaclava helmet
8: 51 Clothing | Bodies
bark
8: 52 Sound | Nature
bastard
8: 48 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
bell-curve
8: 51 (-s) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
between
8: 50 (the -) Capitalised Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
blastulablob
8: 51 Rare Language/Dictionary | Neologism
Book
8: 47 (Spectro is one of the original seven owners of The -), 47 Text/Texts | Psychology
Brigadier Ernest Pudding
8: 48, 52 Last Name Characters | United Kingdom
Cambridge
8: 52 City/Around the World | United Kingdom
Channel
8: 51 Water/Around the World | Europe
chewing-gum
8: 50 Orthography Candy | London
"confusion"
8: 50 Process | Life
damn it
8: 53 Exclamation/Dictionary | Interjection
day
8: 48 Span | Time
delusions-of-grandeur
8: 52 Orthography Emotion | World War II
Deptford
8: 52 Borough | London
Dr. Edward W.A. Pointsman
8: 47, 48, 50 (How - lusts after them, pretty children.), 51, 52 Last Name Characters | The White Visitation
Dr. Kevin Spectro
8: 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52 Last Name Characters | London
Dr. Kevin Spectro
8: 47 No Title/Rank Characters | London
Dr. Porkyevitch
8: 51 (the refugee -) Minor Character | The Zone
English
8: 50 (in -, then in the other, exile languages) Nationality | United Kingdom
English Channel
8: 52 Water/Around the World | Atlantic Ocean
"equivalent"
8: 48 Concepts | Psychology
Erection
8: 47 (- not looking any better.) Process | Sex
Fascist
8: 48 (- salute) Person from | Fascism
feel them coming
8: 49 Phenomenon | Rockets
"forget Slothrop"
8: 52 (Does he mean -) Expression/Dictionary | Slothrop
Fox
8: 47 (sedate -([Spectro's] generic term for any patient)), 48, 53 (one of your fine -es) Objects | The White Visitation
Fox
8: 53 (One, little, -!) Objects | The White Visitation
Gerd von Rundstedt
8: 52 (the damned - offensive) Last Name Military | Third Reich
Gloucester
8: 52 (a springer spaniel named -) Animals/Critters | The White Visitation
God
8: 52 Deity/Religion | Christianity
gold-leaf
8: 47 (- letters) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Grigori
8: 51 (a gigantic, horror-movie devilfish name of -) Animals/Critters | France
Gwenhidwy
8: 52 Last Name Characters | The White Visitation
half-darkness
8: 47 Orthography Half-series/Dictionary | Word Clusters
half-open
8: 47 (a - file drawer of pain) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
half-turned
8: 51 Orthography Half-series/Dictionary | Word Clusters
has
8: 52 (the whole thrust of this Slothrop scheme - to be auditory) Verb: Have/Dictionary | Vocabulary
horror-movie
8: 51 (a gigantic, - devilfish name of Grigori) Orthography Genre | Movies
how do I know Doctor that I'll ever come back?
8: 50 Expression/Dictionary | The White Visitation
I don't know guv I must've blacked out when I come to she was gone it was burning all around me head was full of smoke . . .
8: 49 Expression/Dictionary | The White Visitation
Ick Regis
8: 51 (- jetty) Location/Around the World | The White Visitation
"ideas of the opposite"
8: 48 Concepts | Psychology
Ivan Petrovich Pavlov
8: 48, 49 Last Name Scientist/Science | Psychology
Janet
8: 49 Last Name Scientist/Science | Psychology
knife-edged
8: 47 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
laboratory
8: 49 Device | Psychology
Laszlo Jamf
8: 48 ([Slothrop...] one of -'s subjects) Characters | Slothrop
Lord of the Night
8: 48 (Abreactions of -), 49 (-'s children) Symbol | London
Lt. Tyrone Slothrop
8: 48, 49, 50 Last Name Characters | Slothrop
'Lt. Tyrone Slothrop'
8: 52 (forget -) Characters | Slothrop
M.K. Petrova
8: 49 Scientist/Science | Psychology
Master
8: 49 (Praying to their -) Title: Person | Bodies
Mexico
8: 48 Last Name Characters | The Zone
never
8: 48 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
night-long
8: 51 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
nose-picking
8: 50 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
on-whitening
8: 50 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
out of it
8: 48 Direction | Vocabulary
P.W.E.
8: 52 (- won’t fund anything now unless it pays off tactically, immediately) Organisation | World War II
pain-voice
8: 49 (-s) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
"paradoxical"
8: 48 Concepts | Psychology
plot
8: 48 ([Pudding] -s) Act | Life
Realpolitik
8: 50 ([Pointsman's] own - dreams) Process | Politics
reversal
8: 52 Concepts | Psychology
right now
8: 49 Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Roger Mexico
8: 47, 53 Characters | The Zone
scythe-shaped
8: 50 (- pieces) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
see
8: 52 Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
slow-motion
8: 51 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
smugness
8: 48 Property | Life
St. Veronica's
8: 47 Fictional Location/Around the World | London
St. Veronica's Downtown Bus Station
8: 50 Transport | London
that
8: 48 (- I can deal with), 48 (- lot) Pronouns/Dictionary | Word Clusters
"The White Visitation"
8: 47 Institution | United Kingdom
this
8: 48 (Is - ethical?) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
this depolarizing
8: 50 Concepts | Psychology
Traveler's Aid
8: 51 (you are the -) Device | Health
trust us
8: 50 (and the answer is -) Expression/Dictionary | The White Visitation
two-o’clock
8: 50 Orthography Span | Time
ultraparadoxical phase
8: 49 Concepts | Psychology
V-2
8: 49 Device | Rockets
very
8: 52 (- reliable) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
war-neurosis
8: 47 (- ward) Orthography Illness | War
well-known
8: 52 (the - laugh that's done him yeoman service in a profession where too often it's hedge or hang) Orthography Well-series/Dictionary | Word Clusters
WHAM!
8: 52 Expression/Dictionary | Interjection
wiv
8: 52 (WHAM! out - the old tentacle, home to poisoning and supper) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
you're
8: 47 (- not looking any better.) Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary