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An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow

Part One. Beyond the Zero

Episode 21 (174-177)

Inside the bowl, the two goldfish are making a Pisces sign, head-to-tail and very still.

Gravity's Rainbow, p. 174

20-pushup arms
21: 176 ([Roger's] -) Orthography Expression/Dictionary | Bodies
Angel
21: 177 Angels/Religion | Religion
Beaver
21: 177 (Damned Beaver) Last Name Characters | United Kingdom
Boxing Day
21: 174 Span | Day
Boy and Girl of the Year
21: 175 (And those voices you hear, -,
Are of children who are learning to die) Titles/Texts | United Kingdom
British
21: 177 Nationality | United Kingdom
Claire
21: 174, 177 Figures | Background
come-along
21: 177 Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
death-by-government
21: 176 Orthography Expression/Dictionary | Death
Edward VIII
21: 177 Royalty | United Kingdom
Elizabeth
21: 174, 177 Figures | Background
full-scale
21: 177 (a - row) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
German
21: 174 (the -s dropped a rocket) Nationality | Germany
God
21: 177 (thank -) Deity/Religion | Christianity
Gretel
21: 174 (pretty - waited by the Oven), 174 Figures | Mythology
Hansel
21: 174 (-, who was supposed to be a boy but was really a tall girl in tights and smock) Figures | Mythology
Hansel and Gretel
21: 174 (The pantomime Roger took them all to see this afternoon was -) Art | United Kingdom
head-to-tail
21: 174 Orthography Fish/Critters | Nature
Hollywood
21: 179 Location/Around the World | Los Angeles
I only want to visit you
21: 176 Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
is
21: 177 (Jeremy - the War) Verb: To Be/Dictionary | Word Clusters
Jeremy
21: 177 (- is the War), 177 (- will take [Jessica] like the Angel itself) Characters | United Kingdom
Jerries
21: 175 (And the - are learning to fly) Nick Names | Germany
Jess
21: 177 (Oh, -. Jessica. Don’t leave me...) Nick Names | United Kingdom
Jessica
21: 174 (Aunt -), 176, 177 Characters | United Kingdom
Keith
21: 176 (Is this really -, [Penelope's] father?) Figures | United Kingdom
Kim
21: 177 (-, an alarmingly fat crosseyed Siamese) Animals/Critters | Background
King
21: 177 (- [Edward VIII) Royalty | Politics
"mine"
21: 177 Pronouns/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Mosquitoes
21: 176 Planes | United Kingdom
Mrs. Simpson
21: 177 (- pinched the King) Royalty | United Kingdom
Nancy
21: 177 (Jessica’s sister -) Figures | Background
Oven
21: 174 Device | Mythology
Parisian
21: 177 Person from | Paris
Penelope
21: 174, 175 Minor Character | United Kingdom
Pisces
21: 174 Constellation | Astrology
power-ritual
21: 177 (the rationalized - that will be the coming peace) Orthography Expression/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Qlippoth
21: 176 (-, Shells of the Dead) Concepts | Esoterism
Quisling
21: 176 (- molecules) Last Name Fascism | Norway
Roger
21: 174 (Uncle -), 174, 175, 176, 177 (- will be forgotten), 177 Characters | The Zone
second-class
21: 177 (- trivia) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Shells of the Dead
21: 176 Ideas | Esoterism
Siamese
21: 177 Animals/Critters | Asia
Sooty
21: 174 (- the cat), 177 -'s son Kim) Animals/Critters | United Kingdom
Tommy
21: 175 (the - is sleeping in a snowbank tonight) Nick Names | United Kingdom
W.C.
21: 174 Objects | Hygiene
War
21: 176, 177 Conflicts | World War II
weasel-worded
21: 177 ([Jeremy's] - come-along) Orthography Language/Dictionary | Vocabulary
Western
21: 176 (the demons known to the main sequence of - magic as the Qlippoth) Direction | Planet Earth
witch
21: 174 (the funny old -), 174 Capitalised Person from | Magic
"yours"
21: 177 Pronouns/Dictionary | Vocabulary