Dorothy Parker Quiz

How much do you know about the poet and satirist known for her sharp and biting wit? Take the Dorothy Parker quiz from eNotes to find out. Contains ten questions about this wisecracking writer.

  1. Which of the following writers did Parker consider a "kindred spirit"?

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  2. True or False: Parker never married

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  3. With which famous author did Parker have a short-lived affair?

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  4. True or False: Parker drank so much that she used tuberose -- a perfume used by undertakers -- to mask the scent of her consumption

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  5. Where did Parker sell her first poem?

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  6. True or False: Parker attempted suicide many times

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  7. Parker claimed to be following in the "exquisite footsteps" of whom?

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  8. What was Parker's preferred drink?

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  9. Where did Parker move to in 1926?

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  10. Whom did Parker consider the "greatest living writer of short stories"?

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