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American Literature 20:05 The Crying of Lot 49      (Thomas Pynchon) One of the paradoxes of fictive narratives is that you can’t stand happiness, you  can’t bear it when you get there EX: You can’t read a novel about a happy marriage, it just doesn’t work  So what’s wrong for Oedipa? They are creating it, not really knowing it Not in a state of freedom as they create the world One of the questions that comes throughout the quest is: shall I project the  world? List of possibilities:  She may fall back on: Superstition Take up a useful hobby like embroidery Go mad or marry a disk jockey …”if the tower is everywhere, in the night of deliverance, no proof against it’s  magic…what else?” appearance of being delivered…this romantic, wealthy, energetic man is going to 
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