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    Dorothy Parker

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    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 into

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    Charli Parker

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    "Bird" Parker a renowned Alto Saxophonist from the late 1930's to the early 1950's endured notoriety from his unusual way of playing the saxophone. Parker's way of playing the saxophone influenced other jazz musicians. Parker battled with his drugs and alcohol while in jazz clubs abroad. There are several aspects that Charlie "Bird" Parker faced while sweeping the jazz scene. Charlie Christopher Parker Jr. was born on August 29,1920 in Kansas City, Kansas to Charlie Sr. and Addie Parker. Charlie's

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    Revelations and Parker?s Back

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    obvious she is in her view of society; it could not be less unchristian like. Her opinions towards other people and their intelligence are Ms. Turpin’s greatest flaw. “Parker’s Back” also written by Flannery O’Connor is just the opposite of Revelations, Parker spends his entire life trying to fill a void that has grown so deep inside him it becomes unbearable. His continual dislike and downgrading of Christianity plays into his problems even more. The stories have very unique approaches, both of which prove

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    Col. Tom Parker

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    PARKER, who gave up smoking his trademark big Cuban cigars in 1990, had a meteoric rise from being a hobo in the late 1920s to a top show business manager. Tom Parker was born on June 26, 1909 in Breda, The Netherlands to Adam and Maria VanKuijk who named their fifth child Andreas Cornelius VanKuijk. As a young man Parker immigrated to the United States where he worked on carnivals and served four years in the United States Army. After his discharge from the army he went back to carnival life.

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    Biography of Charlie Parker One of a handful of musicians who can be said to have permanently changed jazz, Charlie Parker was arguably the greatest saxophonist of all time. He could play remarkably fast lines that, if slowed down to half speed, would reveal that every note made sense. Charles Christopher Parker was born on 29 August 1920, in Kansas City, USA. Although he was born on the Kansas side of the state line, Parker was actually raised across the Kaw River in Kansas City, Missouri

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    Essay On Charlie Parker

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    Ricky Frein April 7, 2014 Research Paper Charlie Parker, a legendary jazz musician, was born on August 29, 1920 in Kansas City, Kansas. He grew up an only child, and later dropped out of school to start a music career. He created Bebop with Dizzy Gillespie and together they made a couple of albums. Near the end of his career, he started using drugs and having some mental problems. At one point, he even tried to kill himself by drinking iodine. His health deteriorated and he eventually died as

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    Katherine Mansfield’s "Life of Ma Parker" presents the plight of Ma Parker as a working-class woman at the turn of the century, in terms of her position in the sphere of the family and in the sphere of society. "Life of Ma Parker" is a story of a widowed charwoman. Like Miss Brill, Ma Parker is a very lonely woman, but their equally painful story is told quite differently, mainly because Mansfield supplies no background to account why Miss Brill’s Sunday passes as it does. As the title of the story

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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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    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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    Quanah Parker was born in 1845, the exact date of his birth is not known due to the times and the lack of recording dates like birthdays back then. Also the exact place of his birth is unknown, it is thought to be somewhere along the Texas-Oklahoma border, but there are conflicting reports. Quanah himself said that he was born on Elk Creek south of the Wichita Mountains, but a marker by Cedar Lake in Gaines County, Texas says otherwise. There are still other places where he was supposedly born like

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