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I feel the same way. I too

I feel the same way. I too find myself underlining so many quotes and passages that I find interesting. I am also not a big fan of the narration. I feel that the author is using all of this overly descriptive language and various references to show that it is impossible to tell a new story. We did discuss how it is a novel of ideas and not characters. I wonder if this takes away from the argument that it is impossible to tell a new story. Don't characters play an important role in a story? By using stereotypical characters, is he saying that it is also impossible to create new characters?

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