|Plot Summary of Valley of the Dolls|
|"A young girl named Anne Welles decides to fulfill her dream of moving to New York City, and after getting a job as a secretary to an entertainment lawyer, her life changes forever. She becomes friends with Neely O'Hara, a young vaudeville player who's singing talent makes her a star; Helen Lawson, an aging Broadway diva; Jennifer North, a model and actress whos only talent is her looks; and Lyon Burke, the only man that Anne ever really loves. "
Amanda Goodwin, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Valley of the Dolls|
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Time/era of story
Life of a profession:
- vague finding self/purpose in life (i.e. no plot to book)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- mental illness
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
- New York
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
- No single main character?
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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