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Who's crying? What's a lot? Why 49?

On Monday we'll be looking at "The Role of Analogy in Science" (so look back @ that essay, which was assigned 2 weeks ago). Stepan describes the role metaphors play in science. As you read the first 1/2 of The Crying of Lot 49, be on the lookout for the metaphors Pyncheon uses that you find compelling, intriguing, puzzling, interesting. Say why.

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