Though the text was written in the third person, the narration seems to emphasize Oedipa’s point of view, since there’s a lot of description of her mental activity and emotions, while others’ psychology was only implied by their actions and potentially Oedipa’s view of them. It strikes me as interesting that there seem to be so many people whose psychological states were not so stable, and I was not sure whether it was because Oedipa, who showed and was aware of her paranoia symptoms, was more sensitive to those with similar problems, and was more able to identify them, as when she told Miles that he was a paranoia just after exchanging a few sentences. Di Presso claimed “they bug your apartment, they tap your phone” (p.48) after learning the girls were listening, but I see no clear logic to lead to this remark, and it appears much like Di Presso was at least somehow paranoid, extending being probably accidentally overheard to a constant state of being supervised, which may or may not be the case, but nobody present seemed to be surprised at his reaction. I wonder if it could be Oedipa filtering the information she receives: conversations, events, actions, etc. and presenting them to the readers in a way that made it felt like many were paranoid while actually, Oedipa was the only one with paranoia.