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David Foster Wallace

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“Everything is Green” is a short story by David Foster Wallace. The story is just under 700 words in length. It was published in Wallace’s short story collection Girl with Curious Hair in 1989. It was published in Harper’s magazine in the same year. The story involves two characters, Mitch and Mayfly, who are in a relationship and appear to live in a trailer. Mitch is much older and expresses his dissatisfaction with the relationship and his implicit desire to end it. The story examines themes of love, personal investment, perspective, time, and emotional distance.

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