Infinite Jest

Infinite Jest

by

David Foster Wallace

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O.N.A.N.T.A Term Analysis

Organization of North American Nations Tennis Association.
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O.N.A.N.T.A Term Timeline in Infinite Jest

The timeline below shows where the term O.N.A.N.T.A appears in Infinite Jest. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 52
Addiction, Mental Illness, and Suicide Theme Icon
Institutional Control vs. Rebellion Theme Icon
...Lord is in there too, along with an E.T.A. nurse and a urologist wearing an O.N.A.N.T.A blazer. Hal, Pemulis, and Axford all come in together, and Charles asks the urologist to... (full context)
Chapter 59
Talent, Precociousness, and Fame Theme Icon
Addiction, Mental Illness, and Suicide Theme Icon
Institutional Control vs. Rebellion Theme Icon
...that Hal and Axford have been subjected to a urine test by Charles and the O.N.A.N.T.A. urologist. (full context)
Chapter 70
Addiction, Mental Illness, and Suicide Theme Icon
Institutional Control vs. Rebellion Theme Icon
Hal tells Mario that the man from O.N.A.N.T.A. didn’t actually take urine samples from him and the other boys, because Pemulis persuaded him... (full context)