On Inside David Foster Wallace's Private Self-Help Library

Perhaps in writing "The Pale King", DFW realized that the larger picture of humanity and civilization was as doomed as his own inner world. Hoping to live for something greater than yourself only to find that "It" is not there. This can bring a person already prone to depression to the deadly conclusion that there is no point slogging through another pointless day.

Posted on May 10, 2011 at 10:48 am 0