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by Dorothy Parker

Analysis: Calling Card

Dark Comedy

You could even call Dorothy Parker's signature style "deadly wit," but that's too cute even for us. If Parker's writing is known for anything, though, it's for the biting comedy that she manages to craft out of not-so-happy subjects like loss, loneliness, or even death. "Resume" is a perfect example of Parker's style: it's so sad that it has to be a joke…right?

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