Infinite Jest

Infinite Jest


David Foster Wallace

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M.B.A. Term Analysis

Master of Business Administration (degree).
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M.B.A. Term Timeline in Infinite Jest

The timeline below shows where the term M.B.A. appears in Infinite Jest. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 71
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...he is Kevin Bain, Marlon Bain’s older brother. Hal had heard that after getting his M.B.A., Kevin made a lot of money in the “pre-Subsidized-Time Simulated Reality craze.” Hal could never... (full context)