Finnegans Wake - Study Guide Book 1, Finnegan's Wake : Chapter 3, Part 1 Cont. Summary & Analysis

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"Is now all seenheard then forgotten?" (p. 61). The closest thing to a plot in this long piece of prose is that the author is still writing about culture. He does this through writing in a manner that is as distorted as the more contemporary Simpsons cartoon television series. However, unlike that show, this novel is not even held together by narrative episodes in a story, but repeats the poetic method of simply placing one well constructed image after another.

Another example of how this works can be found on page 129. "Roderick, Roderick, Roderick, O, you've gone the way of the Danes; variously catalogued, regularly regrouped; a bushboys holoday, a quaker's mating, a wenches' sandbath...." Here he shares with readers what is either a well known attitude towards the Danes as a people, or something else. If it...

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