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Difficult to find the science

I have to agree with Flora and Sam. I am having trouble connecting this book to our work in class.

On p 11 when Oedipa is describing the girls in the painting as being in the tapestry world it reminded me of the conceptual physics class discussion of having different models of the universe. This happens again on p12 when Oedipa discusses the "tower (that) is everywhere and the knight of deliverance (that is) no proof against its magic. Why are these alternative models significant? They make the story more interesting to read but I am not sure how to connect them to gender or science. (They are Oedipa’s view from somewhere?)

I am definitely looking forward to discussing this tomorrow and hopefully will find some clarity.

As an aside doesn't it take much longer for bones to turn into charcoal?

 

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