Nora Ephron | Critical Essay by Barbara Hoffman

This literature criticism consists of approximately 1 page of analysis & critique of Nora Ephron.
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Ephron has made it as a journalist not only through her wit, which though offhand and irreverent is without the [Dorothy] Parker bite, but through the particular sensibility which infuses her pieces with a freely acknowledged moral bias or ambivalence that nonetheless is seldom allowed to take over the whole show (unless she is describing her own pratfalls, which she does with splendid élan).

"Crazy Salad" is a collection of 25 articles "that glance off and onto the subject of women." What she glances off and onto is really how women fail—fail because they are given so few options to succeed on any terms that aren't ultimately self-defeating….

[Most] telling are Ephron's assessments of three public figures who feel they've found success and see themselves as bold examples for others to follow (at what peril!): Linda...

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