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Wittgenstein's Mistress: In the Beginning, Sometimes I Left Messages in the Street (American Literature) by David Markson
Wittgenstein's Mistress: In the Beginning, Sometimes I Left Messages in the Street (American Literature)

WittsMiss, December 17, 2008

The novel’s concluding line—in many ways the saddest and most heart-breaking—is conversely the most optimistic as well; in the utter absence of any hope for the future, Kate continues her Sisyphean endeavor of artistic creation, repeating (not referencing) her earlier message in the sand and defying mortality by asserting her existence, even if it is true that her messages “begin to deteriorate…before they [are] finished being written” (185).
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