The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of Dorothy Day - Part One, Searching, The East Side, Journalism, The Masses, Jail, Free Lance, King's County, A Time of Searching Summary & Analysis

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Part One, Searching, The East Side, Journalism, The Masses, Jail, Free Lance, King's County, A Time of Searching Summary and Analysis

The first job Day held was for the New York Call, a daily Socialist paper in New York City. She spent five lonely months aware from her family and had no friends or work. Day found the poverty of New York different than Chicago, and it jarred her senses. Despite this, she was attracted to spend time there and felt that her loneliness would not be cured until she did. Eventually Day found an apartment, which she always loved, despite its discomforts.

While the Call was socialist, the men who ran it were in the midst of an internal political struggle between different social ideologies. Day was...

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