Jason Kottke presents a how to guide for learning how to forge a David Foster Wallace sentence. It’s a primer written by James Tanner. From soup to nuts! You can do it, too! My favorite gobbit:
Adjectival phrases: lots of them. (Note: apprx. 50% will include the word ‘little’):
It’s obvious someone helped with the script, but Mario did the choreography and most of the puppet work — his little S-shaped arms and curved fingers are perfect for the standard big-headed political puppets — and it was, without question, his little square shoes on the pedal, the camera mounted on a tripod, mops and dull-gray janitorial buckets moved out of frame.