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Toole complicates this ambiguity by establishing throughout the novel the consistent unreliability of Ignatius's pronouncements and by artfully conflating his protagonist with his narrator by assigning to each a dictional pattern that is nearly identical to the other's and to no one else's on earth.
A"-21's main dictional engine is a ruthless concision, the kind of Joycean "extreme compression" that critics have found characteristic of Zukofsky's late poetry.
The poems arrange, too, with Commoner's laws of ecology, and contagiously spread their earthy wisdom through the inescapable attraction of their dictional and syntactical idiosyncrasy, aligning, by extension, with the idiosyncrasy of the landscape--the "dappledness" and "counterness" of our own earth.