Dorothy Parker: What Fresh Hell Is This? - Chapter 12, You Might as Well Live 1933-1935 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 12, You Might as Well Live 1933-1935 Summary and Analysis

Dorothy has made the wise decision to put her love life on the shelf. She turns 40 in August of 1933, and she faces the prospect of all the lonely years to come with despair. It is an unexpected delight to meet the young, dashing actor Alan Campbell. He is 29, eleven years her junior, but their Jewish-Gentile heritage is similar, and they are completely attuned to each other right from the start. She makes him laugh more than anyone ever has before, and she clearly needs someone to look after her. He steps in and immediately helps her maintain the mundane aspects of her life such as cooking, shopping, and managing her bank account. He feels that a woman of her stature should always look elegant and he immediately instigates a...

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