Jump to content

Explore aside menu

An Index to Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow

Part Three. In the Zone

Episode 31 (591-610)

A windy night.

Gravity's Rainbow, p. 591

Ace of Spades
31: 608 Figures | Background
Adam's apple
31: 597, 598 Body | Anatomy
Albert Krypton
31: 594, 595, 596, 597, 598, 599, 600, 601, 602, 610 Characters | Armies
American
31: 592, 593, 597, 604, 605, 610, 615, 616 Nationality | United States
Army
31: 593, 606, 608 Organisation | Violence
Asturias
31: 605 Region/Around the World | Spain
Austerity
31: 593 Concepts | Economics
Avery Purfle
31: 594, 597, 598 Minor Character | The Zone
Band-Aids
31: 598 (- and iodine) Device | Medicine
Barcelona
31: 605 City/Around the World | Spain
Battle of the Bulge
31: 600, 610 Events | World War II
Berlin
31: 594, 596 City/Around the World | Germany
Bianca
31: 609 Characters | Anubis
Birdbury
31: 595 (Pharmacist -), 5959, 596 Figures | The Zone
Boston
31: 603 City/Around the World | Massachusetts
Bride of Frankenstein
31: 591 Film Title/Film | United States
British
2*, first 31: 592 Nationality | United Kingdom
Buddy Bland
31: 591 Characters | Slothrop
Bugs Bunny
31: 592 Figures | Movies
C-47
31: 609 Planes | United States
Cambridge
31: 591 City/Around the World | Massachusetts
CBI (= China-Burma-India theatre of World War II)
31: 594, 595, 598 Conflicts | World War II
Clara
31: 591 Figures | Background
Cluny lace
31: 594 (flashing knees and slips in prewar -) Clothing | Fabric
Commando
31: 594, 597, 598 Functions | Armies
Coolidge Short
31: 591 (with nick name between first and last name; - of the State Street law firm of Salitieri, Poore, Nash, De Brutus, and Short) Figures | Background
Cuxhaven
3*, first 31: 596 City/Around the World | Germany
Deanna Durbin
31: 599 (a pretty girl with a - hairdo) Actresses/Film | Canada
death
31: 598, 602 Events | Life
Der Springer
31: 595, 601, 602, 603 Characters | The Zone
Doctor Spontoon
31: 591, 592, 593, 599, 608, 609 Minor Character | The Zone
Dorum road
31: 602 Street/Around the World | Cuxhaven
Dr. Edward W.A. Pointsman
2*, first 31: 301 Characters | The White Visitation
Dr. Muffage
31: 591, 592, 593, 599, 607, 608, 609 Minor Character | The Zone
Durations
31: 591 Events | Time
Eisenkröte
31: 603 (- [...] indeed an Iron Toad) Device | The Zone
Elbe
31: 596 River/Around the World | Germany
English
31: 594, 606 Nationality | United Kingdom
España
31: 605 Countries/Around the World | Europe
European
31: 604 Geography/Around the World | Europe
Fascist
31: 605 Person from | Fascism
First International Runcible Spoon Fight
31: 594 (the - between [Bodine's] shipmate Avery Purfle and an English Commando named St. John Bladdery) Events | The Zone
Franco
31: 605 Dictator | Spain
Frankfurt
31: 606 City/Around the World | Germany
Frau Gory Gnahb
31: 602 Characters | Anubis
General Forces Programme
31: 592 (A distant radio tuned to the - features Sandy MacPherson at the Organ) Events | Radio
General Wivern
31: 592, 593, 594 Figures | United Kingdom
German
31: 593, 605 Nationality | Germany
GI (= Government Issue)
31: 591, 601 Person from | United States
God
31: 599, 607, 608 Deity/Religion | Christianity
Government
31: 592 Authorities |
Grid
31: 604 Description | Time
Helgoland
31: 602 Island/Around the World | Germany
Hershey
31: 600 (the pretty American is not a devotee of the Green - bar, mm?) Candy | United States
International Brigades
31: 605 Activists | Spain
Iron Toad
31: 604 Device | The Zone
James Cagney
31: 599 Actors/Film | United States
James Mason
31: 592 Actors/Film | United Kingdom
Jell-o
31: 594 Food and Drinks | United States
Jewish
31: 607 (a - lawyer) Ethnicity/Around the World | Religion
Jezus Christ
31: 609 Historical Persons | Christianity
John E. Badass
31: 594, 597, 598, 599 Ship | Armies
Krautkillers
31: 604 Insult | World War II
Krupp
31: 591 Company | Germany
Krypton
31: 594, 595, 596, 597, 598, 599, 600, 601, 602, 610 Last Name Characters | Armies
Krypton Blue
31: 595 Description | Colours
La Forza del Destino
31: 595 Composition/Music | Italy
Levante
31: 605 Region/Around the World | Spain
London
2*, first 31: 609 City/Around the World | United Kingdom
Lt. Tyrone Slothrop
31: 592 (- [...], the Yank in the pig suit), 596 (-?), 596, 597 (Krypton stashes - in a dustbin), 598 (Bodine and Krypton [...] stop [...] to collect -), 599 (- you --- stay where you are), 599, 600, 601 (-squinting into [...]), 601, 602 (- flashes his white knight and that works), 602 (the police decide to come after -), 603 (-'s first news that the Zone can sustain many other plots [...]), 603 (- sucking saliva), 603 (Solange leads - off to the baths), 607 (Leftenant -, we presume), 607, 609 (back at Putzi's, -) Last Name Characters | Slothrop
Lt.
2*, first 31: 600 (-. Howdy) Characters | Slothrop
Lt. Tyrone Slothrop
31: 602 (good Evening - We have Been Waiting For You) No Title/Rank Characters | Slothrop
Lysol
31: 604 Brand | Hygiene
M.I.6
31: 592 Agencies | Spying
M.O.
31: 591 Rank | United Kingdom
Major Marvy Duane
31: 603, 604, 605, 606, 607, 608, 609 Characters | The Zone
Manuela
31: 605, 606 Figures | Background
Marston
31: 592 (- shelters) Device | Fabric
Mexican
31: 605 Nationality | Mexico
Ministry
31: 591 Organisation | Politics
Monika
31: 603, 605 Figures | Background
moon
31: 410, 417, 420 Capitalised Objects | Space
Mother
31: 601 Functions | Family
Mother Ground
31: 604 Description | Chemistry
MP
31: 595, 596, 598, 599 606, 607, 608 Organisation | Armies
MTA subway
31: 591 Transport | Boston
NAAFI
31: 593 Organisation | United States
National Institutions
31: 592 Organisation | United Kingdom
Nazi
31: 593 Person from | Third Reich
News of the World
31: 595 Paper/Texts | London
North Sea
2*, first 31: 591 Water/Around the World | Europe
Organ
31: 592 Instrument | Music
Petty Girl
31: 592 (- pin-ups) Description | Photography
Postwar
31: 593 Span | World War II
Potsdam Pickup
31: 596 (the - is part of the folklore of the Zone.) Act | The Zone
Putzi's
31: 595, 598, 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 609 Bar/Drinking | The Zone
Queen Anne salutes
31: 591 Gesture | United Kingdom
Quonsets
31: 596 Constructions | World War II
Radio Luxembourg
31: 595 Radio Program | Europe
Raketen-Stadt
31: 603 Architecture | Rockets
Red Cross
31: 599, 600 Organisation | Switzerland
Red Cross Clubmobile
31: 599 Transport | Switzerland
Rocketman -also Rocky
31: 596, 597, 598, 600, 601, 602, 603 Characters | Slothrop
Rocky
31: 603 Nick Names | Slothrop
Salitieri, Poore, Nash, De Brutus and Short
31: 591 United Kingdom
San Antonio Rose
31: 603 Song/Music | United States
Sandy MacPherson
31: 592 Radio Program | United Kingdom
Säure Bummer
31: 594 Characters | The Zone
Seaman Bodine
31: 594, 595, 597, 598. 599, 600, 601, 602, 603, 604, 610 Characters | United States
serpent
31: 411, 412, 413 Capitalised Animals/Critters |
Shirley
31: 600, 601, 602, 610 Figures | Slothrop
Shirley Temple
3*, first 31: 24 Cocktail/Drinking | United States
Shore Patrol
31: 601 Activity | The Zone
Sir Denis Nayland Smith
31: 592 Figures | Movies
Solange
31: 603, 609, 610 Figures | The Zone
Spain
31: 605 Countries/Around the World | Europe
Spanish
31: 606 Nationality | Spain
SPOG (=Special Projectiles Operations Group)
31: 595, 601 Organisation | The Zone
St. John Bladdery
31: 594, 597, 598 Minor Character | The Zone
Stralsund
31: 602 City/Around the World | Germany
The Man
31: 601 Characters | The Zone
Twelfth House
31: 593 Concepts | Esoterism
V-1
31: 592 Device | Weapon
Valencia
31: 605 City/Around the World | Spain
War
31: 605 Conflicts | World War II
Weltschmerz
31: 592 Emotion | German
Wiesbaden
31: 604 City/Around the World | Germany
Yank
31: 592 United States
Yolande
31: 603 Figures | The Zone
Zippo
31: 603 Brand | Tobacco
Zonal
31: 604 Description | The Zone
Zone
31: 595, 596, 603, 610 Description | Germany