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  • proper n. A female given name, a twentieth century variant of Diana, sometimes also seen as a feminine form of Dean.


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  • But the book isn't told just by what Deanna is or isn't thinking; I like how Zarr uses actions to show that internal process, whether it's Deanna's new job (where Tommy works), Lee and Jason dating, or Deanna believing that she can start a new life by moving in with Darren, his girlfriend and their daughter.

    Story Of A Girl

  • Deanna is in a family that is unable to communicate or express themselves; her father has barely spoken to her since that one awful moment.

    Story Of A Girl

  • Three years later, Deanna is still defined by that moment, in her father's eyes, by the school gossip and in her own eyes.

    Story Of A Girl

  • After a few informative minutes, he called Deanna Troi.


  • I know that I should call Deanna, though she can probably guess what happened already.


  • It's time to call Deanna, and to try and persuade her to get married.

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  • They also called Deanna's father, based on a comment by Brad that IF he were to propose to someone, he would want to talk to their parents first.

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  • Jon, Deanna and their friends all subsequently denied the report, which termed Deanna the

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  • I’m dying to call Deanna at the gymnastics camp where she’s teaching all summer, but I’m afraid the Hot Spot would find out and I’d get in even more trouble than I’m already in.


  • Even though I know that the contents may call me everything but "Deanna," I love the continuity the letters bring to the editorial pages.

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