Starting by the title, the novel disarranges
the language by identifying the protagonist with a female pseudonym, attributing to him the formal treatment 'Miss', putting into operation its mockery machine, producing an incision in the English language, incurring on it the figures of humor before the vicissitudes of the situation of unbalance that excess and ridiculousness encircle.
Lichtenstein's distinctive interior through more than just the introduction of that figure, however; the painter has also deliberately sullied the Pop artist's clean-edged forms with his rough facture in order to challenge the cool, distanced approach that is central to Lichtenstein's art, and to Pop in general.
Earlier Nora worries that if she disarranges
anything in the "museum of their encounter" Robin will "lose the scent of home" (p.