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  1. says:

    Don DeLillo s novel Falling Man hasunspecified pronouns than I care to read It s written in that postmodern style that calls for rapidly changing vignettes the reader bounces from one scene to another to another in just four pages, and as if to drive us mad, DeLillo hardly ever tells us who is speaking or acting The sections begin with sentences like He missed the kid or She missed those nights with friends when you talk about everything We re left in the dark, and the characters, Don DeLillo s novel Falling Man hasunspecified pronouns than I care to read It s written in that postmodern style that calls for rapidly changing vignettes the reader bounces from one scene to another to another in just four pages, and as if to drive us mad, DeLillo hardly ever tells us who is speaking or acting The sections begin with sentences like He missed the kid or She missed those nights with friends when you talk about everything We re left in the dark, and the characters, as a result, feel far, far away.Maybe this is the point Maybe This is, after all, a novel about a dysfunctional family father, mother, son and the impact of 9 11 on their lives The novel begins in the cloudy streets after the attack, and it jumps around through the preceding events and the aftermath until it finally retu...


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    The story of a dysfunctional family brought together by death and loss, Falling Man is emotional and gripping, and ultimately very inspirational.


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    You pick up a book You read the blurbs Those in front, at the back and perhaps those in the first few pages Then you form an impression Maybe this book is good Maybe this is about this and about that Then you pay for the book and start reading at home.We all know about The Falling Man On September 11, 2001, a man was photograph falling, or some people say flying, from the north tower He appeared to have, in his last instants of life, embraced his fate He departed from this earth like an You pick up a book You read the blurbs Those in front, at the back and perhaps those in the first few pages Then you form an impression Maybe this book is good Maybe this is about this and about that Then you pay for the...


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    C qualcosa di opaco ne L uomo che cade Il lettore investito da un senso di disorientamento, di ottundimento, come dopo un grande trauma La ferita dell America, post 11 Settembre, esposta Meno in rilievo risultano molti dei tratti distintivi dell autore i dialoghi cerebrali, la riflessione sui media Pi respiro alla sofferta intimit dei personaggi Credo che sia il pi triste, il pi dolente dei romanzi di DeLillo tra quelli letti Forse non nemmeno un romanzo, sono dei framment C qualcosa di opaco ne L uomo che cade Il lettore investito da un senso di disorientamento, di ottundimento, come dopo un grande trauma La ferita dell America, post 11 Settembre, esposta Meno in rilievo risultano molti dei tratti distintivi dell autore i dialoghi cerebrali, la riflessione sui media Pi respiro alla sofferta intimit dei personaggi Credo che sia il pi triste, il pi dolente dei romanzi di DeLillo tra quelli letti...


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    These were the days after and now the years, a thousand heaving dreams, the trapped man, the fixed limbs, the dream of paralysis, the gasping man, the dream of asphyxiation, the dream of helplessness El 11 de septiembre del 2001 es una fecha que no solo tiene su marca en la Historia, sino que viene acompa ada de im genes de aviones que se estrellan, cenizas, l grimas, gritos desesperados, personas cayendo y dos torres solitarias, al borde de una fantas a emp rea que no pudo continuar Las Torr These were the days after and now the years, a thousand heaving dreams, the trapped man, the fixed limbs, the dream of paralysis, the gasping man, the dream of asphyxiation, the dream of helplessness El 11 de septiembre del 2001 es una fecha que no solo tiene su marca en la Historia, sino que viene acompa ada de im genes de aviones que se estrellan, cenizas, l grimas, gritos desesperados, personas cayendo y dos torres solitarias, al borde de una fantas a emp rea que no pudo continuar Las Torres, ahora invisibles, son el s ndrome del miembro fantasma de la humanidad todav a las sentimos,...


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    Being clever, that s how DeLillo does it Falling Man, a sparse work that is better than The Body Artist and much much better than Cosmopolis, does about as much as it can hope to do Don DeLillo s powers simply aren t up to the task of making a new statement about a national tragedy like 9 11 He is an assembler of words and sentences and paragraphs and at times chapters, but he is not a thinker What, then, has made him considered such an important voice in American letters Being clever, th Being clever, that s how DeLillo does it Falling Man, a sparse work that is better than The Body Artist and much much better than Cosmopolis, does about as much as it can hope to do Don DeLillo s powers simply aren t up to the task of making a new statement about a national tragedy like 9 11 He is an assembler of words and sentences and paragraphs and at times chapters, but he is not a thinker What, then, has made him considered such an important voice in American letters Being clever, that s how DeLillo does it Americana and White Noise, muchthan the oddly over praised...


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    The thing with DeLillo is the what The conversations The sentence fragments The writing style.Of any list of candidates to write about the horrors of 9 11, DeLillo must have shown up Underworld of course has the famous photo of the towers by Andre Kertesz Falling Man has another photo on its cover by Katie Day Weisberger It is taken from the sky, where one sees a cyclopean vista of clouds but for the two towers peeking out, dwarfed It s as breathtaking and emotive as the first, but with The thing with DeLillo is the what The conversations The sentence fragments The writing style.Of any list of candidates to write about the horrors of 9 11, DeLillo must have shown up Underworld of course has the famous photo of the towers by Andre Kertesz Falling Man has another photo on its cover by Katie Day Weisberger It is taken from the sky, where one sees a cyclopean vista of clouds but for the two towers peeking out, dwarfed It s as breathtaking and emotive as the first, but with our renewed perspective in the post 9 11 world His novel The Names focuses on a blind search for terrorists, or a group of politically motivated abductors in Mao II Likewise, Libra places the reader into Lee Harvey Oswald s mindset Adding in his New York experiences places DeLillo into the cast of authors who come to this subject matter with some creative authority Falling Man ...


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    In some ways, DeLillo seemed the perfect candidate to write a novel about 9 11 In White Noise there was the idea of terrorists flying a hijacked passenger jet into the White House In Underworld, the construction of the twin towers lumed large in the background for a good part of the book The cover photo itself focuses on the twin towers rising into clouds smoke , with a bird a plane flying close by It may be a stretch to read a connection with 9 11 into Underworld s cover not to mentio In some ways, DeLillo seemed the perfect candidate to write a novel about 9 11 In White Noise there was the idea of terrorists flying a hijacked passenger jet into the White House In Underworld, the construction of the tw...


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    These are the days after Everything is now measured by after As I write this, on the 13th anniversary of 9 11 one of the most tragic and revered days in American History I reflect back on Delillo s Falling Man and what I got from this fictional text based on a time and place that is still fresh in many minds and hearts as if it happened, in a figurative sense, yesterday.Outside of the death of loved ones and grief stricken friends and family, Falling Man tells of a time after the t These are the days after Everything is now measured by after As I write this, on the 13th anniversary of 9 11 one of the most tragic and revered days in American History I re...


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    This is as severe as it gets, insofar as it opens with figures in windows a thousand feet up, dropping into free space 4 , jumping to avoid death, ruled nevertheless homicide, from the burning WTC.Confirmed that trauma is transformative to the extent that narrator began to see things, somehow, differently after the second fall 5 As with the narrator, so with the setting Everything was gray, it was limp and failed, storefronts behind corrugated steel shutters, a city somewhere else, u This is as severe as it gets, insofar as it opens with figures in windows a thousand feet up, dropping into free space 4 , jumping to avoid death, ruled nevertheless homicide, from the burning WTC.Confirmed that trauma is transformative to the extent that narrator began to see things, someho...


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Falling Man There Is September And Then There Are The Days After, And Finally The YearsFalling Man Is A Magnificent, Essential Novel About The Event That Defines Turn Of The Century America It Begins In The Smoke And Ash Of The Burning Towers And Tracks The Aftermath Of This Global Tremor In The Intimate Lives Of A Few PeopleFirst There Is Keith, Walking Out Of The Rubble Into A Life That He D Always Imagined Belonged To Everyone But Him Then Lianne, His Estranged Wife, Memory Haunted, Trying To Reconcile Two Versions Of The Same Shadowy Man And Their Small Son Justin, Standing At The Window, Scanning The Sky For PlanesThese Are Lives Choreographed By Loss, Grief And The Enormous Force Of History