Infinite Jest

Infinite Jest


David Foster Wallace

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O.C.D. Term Analysis

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
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O.C.D. Term Timeline in Infinite Jest

The timeline below shows where the term O.C.D. appears in Infinite Jest. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 58
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...she is so high-functioning it has never been diagnosed. Orin’s former doubles partner also had OCD, but in that case the man’s life fell apart because of it.) (full context)