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    Dorothy Richardson

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    Though acknowledged by literary circles as the first writer to use the stream-of-consciousness technique in her writing, Dorothy Richardson is not as widely recognized as the founder of this style. Her mannerisms and thought processes were affected for the rest of her life by her upbringing in a poverty-stricken family. Brought into the world in 1873, Richardson was destined for stereotypical feminine occupations: a tutor-governess in Hanover and London, a secretary, and an assistant. Her mother’s

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    DOROTHY

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    "Dorothy Jean Dandridge" was born on November 9,1922, in Cleveland, Ohio. Her parents (Cyril and Ruby Dandridge) had a troubled marriage, which eventually lead to them going their separate ways. Ruby met the new "love" of her life, a woman, later was much despised by Dottie. She was very domineering and abusive toward Ruby's two children, especially Dottie. Early in their youth Ruby and her friend trained them for performing onstage. Between the ages 4-6 depending on who you ask, was about the time

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    Dorothy Parker

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    things I'd been better without: Love, curiosity, freckles, and doubt. Three be the things I shall never attain: Envy, content, and sufficient champagne. Three be the things I shall have till I die: Laughter and hope and a sock in the eye.' *** Dorothy Parker became popular shortly after the first world war with her light verse and short stories. Although her works may not seem harsh and unwomanly today, they were labeled in this manner at the height of her popularity. Her cynical verses developed

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    Dorothy Dandaridge

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    others are legends that have immortalized themselves into our hearts and history (such as Beyoncé Knowles-Carter). However I’m afraid that Dorothy Dandridge, a woman with a legend of her own but I have only recently been exposed to, takes the cake. Born during the roaring twenties, Dorothy Jean Dandridge was an American singer and actress. As a young woman, Dorothy always had an interest in the preforming arts. Ms. Dandridge had started off as a supporting actress who performed many “bit parts” or “under

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    Dorothy Parker

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    Dorothy Parker who was born Dorothy Rothschild was born on August 22, 1893 in Long Branch, New Jersey were her parents Jacob and Eliza Rothschild owned a summer cottage. She grow up in Manhattan, New York, were her parents wanted her to be considered a New Yorker. Her mother Eliza died July of 1898 just before Dorothy turned five. Her father Jacob remarried in 1900 to a woman named Eleanor Francis Lewis. Dottie as she was also known as claimed her father was being physically abusive to her because

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    The Implications of Dorothy Wordsworth's Own Intellectual Evaluation Dorothy Wordsworth is extremely critical of her poetic abilities; she personally goes as far to say that she has, "no command of language." Her lack of self-confidence in her poetic talents makes her reluctant to publish poems like A Winter's Ramble in Grasmere Vale. Even when Dorothy overcomes her unwillingness to publish her work she still displays a certain level of self-consciousness for she transmits her poetic works to

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    Dorothy Parker Analysis

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    Dorothy Parker Dorothy Parker was not your average twentieth century writer. She was full of wit, sarcasm, and scathe (Rathbone). Her bold personality does not fail to show through in her writing. Her reviews for Vanity Fair, as a staff writer and drama critic, have been described as “a combination of acumen and nonsense,” (Bloom). Dorothy often got fired for offending clients, however, she was a large part in changing the "humorless and prudish" reputation that women had (Beilke). She developed

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    A Glimpse of Dorothy Parker's Life

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    A Glimpse of Dorothy Parker's Life Dorothy Rothschild, later to become the famous writer Dorothy Parker, was born on August 22, 1893 to J. Henry Rothschild and Eliza A (Marston) Rothschild in West End, New Jersey. Parker’s father, Mr. Rothschild, was a Jewish business man while Mrs. Rothschild, in contrast, was of Scottish descent. Parker was the youngest of four; her only sister Helen was 12 and her two brothers, Harold and Bertram, were aged 9 and 6, respectively. Just before her fifth birthday

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    Dorothy Day, Saint-Worthy? Almost immediately after her death in 1980 controversy arose about whether Dorothy Day should be canonized a Saint by the Church. Now that the Vatican has approved the late Cardinal John O'Connor's request to consider Dorothy Day's "cause," the controversy is being rekindled. After converting, she dedicated her life to New York's poor and immigrants, building hospitality homes that operated much like homeless shelters. Her endeavor grew into the national Catholic Worker

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    Biography of Dorothy Parker

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    Dorothy Rothschild Parker was born on August 22, 1893, in Long Branch, New Jersey. She was the youngest child of three siblings. Her mother Eliza Annie Rothschild was a Scottish descent, and her father was German Jewish descent. Her mother was devout to Catholicism. Her mother (Elizabeth Jane Barrett) was a survivor from the Titanic; she boarded the Titanic as first class passenger. Her mother died in July 1898, after her father remarried to Eleanor Frances Lewis. Dorothy was not close with her

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