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For questions about David Foster Wallace (1962-2008) and his various literary works. His most famous works include "Infinite Jest" (1996) and his posthumous novel "The Pale King" (2011).

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"This Is Water" David Foster Wallace Commencement Speech Fish Story Reference

In David Foster Wallace's "This Is Water" Commencement Speech, there is a story used as a metaphor about a fish asking another fish "what the hell is water": There are these two young fish swimming ...