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I didn't see much of a

I didn't see much of a relation to science.

I may just not be very good at these kinds of books, because half the time I wanted to toss it across my room or thanking God that neither Metzger or Oedipa are real people because I would throttle them both for being silly ninnies.

Well. Okay. I think I can see a relation to gender and science in that context-- the whole plot is setting up this harebrained <i>thing</i>, and you as a reader are reading along and going "huh?" much like a physicist encountering an unexplained phenomenon in the context of the real world, where a lot of other stuff is going on.

I guess? Maybe that's really reaching, but I, uh, got nothing. I admit I read the book mostly to go "bzuh?"


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