Infinite Jest

Infinite Jest


David Foster Wallace

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Department of Social Services.
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D.S.S. Term Timeline in Infinite Jest

The timeline below shows where the term D.S.S. appears in Infinite Jest. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 44
Addiction, Mental Illness, and Suicide Theme Icon
Institutional Control vs. Rebellion Theme Icon
...months. In the end, a police officer called the Department of Social Services, and the DSS agents forced her to bury the baby. She spent four months in the hospital in... (full context)