The episodic dalliances, the star-crossed love affair with Fauset, the comfortable arrangements with Georgia Johnson and Mildred Jones began to be replicated with a seeming insatiety
that yielded nothing to advancing years .
Half mourning is about the incompleteness and insatiety
of hunger that calls for strife between the imperiousness of ontological questions, established protocols of signification and what Derrida would radiantly ascribe as "commentary"--Alors, qui etes-vous?
Developing as well a taste for delicacies like tortoise and biche de mer, Pym strays far from New England's simple asceticism, (31) His propensity for "indulging" a "ravenous appetite" and "thirst" paints instead a parody of Southern insatiety