Wednesday, June 3, 2009

(Conclusion) Extract from Synesthetic Exegesis

 of “Somehow on” in S Beckett’s ‘Worstward Ho’

by G Vance



3 On



o, alone a white hole surrounded by black

n, peanut butter-yellowbrown    o + n  together, ‘on’    =    bright  yellow with goldtarnish aura   

hard nut meat  almond  Macadamian     

 light soundtexture of carhorn inthenose (horn  =   ‘on’)  (gettamove ‘on’) 

‘on’ward   forward   ahead   right’on’   forth   before (somehow before…?)  

‘on’ top of  ‘on’the way, ground, new ground  ‘on’ top of it (not yet under)  

assonance with ’awn’ of dawn   2/3 of ‘one’ step   

to worst next sump-jump  

‘on’   reversed = ‘no’  somehow ‘no’  somehow ‘know  

some ‘no’how   some ‘know’how   know’ somehow   ‘no’ somehow


‘know’how on


“nohow on”   (op. cit.)



Sensual ‘some

Utilitarian ‘how

Froward ‘on’






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