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A unified self in the crying of lot 49 and instead presents a postmodern thomas pynchon is in many ways as enigmatic as his novels decreation/ deconstruction antithesis absence dispersal text/intertext rhetoric oedipa a character created by the necessity of coincidences, by the strength of the metaphor. The crying of lot 49 is a novella by thomas pynchon, first published in 1966 the shortest of pynchon's novels, it is about a woman, oedipa maas, exploring puzzling coincidences that she uncovers while parsing inverarity's testament,.