Infinite Jest

Infinite Jest


David Foster Wallace

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Y.W.-Q.M.D. Term Analysis

Year of the Whisper-Quiet Maytag Dishmaster, the fifth year of subsidized time.
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Y.W.-Q.M.D. Term Timeline in Infinite Jest

The timeline below shows where the term Y.W.-Q.M.D. appears in Infinite Jest. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 40
Talent, Precociousness, and Fame Theme Icon
...Emily Dickinson’s poetry. This is followed by a letter Avril sent to Orin in June, Y.W.-Q.M.D., in which she tells him news from E.T.A. and tells him she loves him and... (full context)