Short Essay Questions Key
1. Within a piece of experimental fiction, what are some of the traditional conventions that are not used?
In experimental fiction, things like dialogue, plot, and characterization are abandoned in favor of trying new ways of writing.
2. What does the author describe the book to be a project about? What is it meant to compile?
The author describes the book as a life project, a document that is taking on the huge task of cataloging a culture.
3. What must happen in order for desire to not destroy the object that one looks at?
In order for desire to not destroy the object it looks at, the object must be trained to see itself.
4. What is the process in which the electricity in the house can be restored in order to power up appliances?
Since the loss of electricity is due to the dead and absent wife, the person must try to find the dead wife, resuscitate her and then have intercourse with her to get the electricity back.
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