S/Z has as its object of study not "Sarrasine" the work, a concrete reality, holdable and placeable
within a contextual reality such as the life of the author, but "Sarrasine" the text, a string of codes.
This does not only consider our personal addiction but the problems of pollution and health of strain and stress, of individual safety of destruction of non placeable
resources of the environment itself.
Lonely that might well be understood as an artifact of late-twentieth-century investor capitalism, placeable
alongside the speeches of Alan Greenspan, the Berkshire Hathaway annual report, and Sun Tzu's The Art of War.
Perhaps Kenosha and Sheboygan perform well because their clients are unusually placeable
or their labor markets favorable.
Sinick (in Power, 1991) makes a significant distinction: one is employable when one has the requisite skills and work personality necessary to perform the job and one is placeable
when one also has the ability to be perceived as attractive to the employer.