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  • proper n. A female given name, variant of Edith.

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Examples

  • On programs it was spelled "Edythe," but that was not her fault.

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  • It is backed by at least one influential donor, the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, which funds reform efforts in urban school districts.

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  • What I discovered was that what remained the most vivid about Edythe for me were the things my parents repeated to me, the details about her behavior and personal habits that my mother and father had sorted out from the infinite details that make up a real life.

    Haven Kimmel discusses A Girl Named Zippy

  • Something about that particular season caused me to remember Edythe, and I found that there was something about her I very much wanted to say.

    Haven Kimmel discusses A Girl Named Zippy

  • Added to the other things my parents had recorded -- the way Edythe bathed only twice or so a year; the way she played hymns on her discordant piano late in the night; her bathtub full of old newspapers -- the little picture of Edythe whistling at the flag became more resonant.

    Haven Kimmel discusses A Girl Named Zippy

  • The way that you "see" each character shows that you clearly have a deep bond with all of them; even evil Edythe and Petey Scroggs get no less a loving treatment than, say, Andy and Julie and their families.

    Haven Kimmel discusses A Girl Named Zippy

  • The first essay I attempted to write was about Edythe Koontz, the old woman who lived across the street from my house and who hated me for inexplicable reasons.

    Haven Kimmel discusses A Girl Named Zippy

  • I am too limited a writer to describe our reaction upon finding the photograph of Edythe, for instance (none of us knew any pictures of her existed), but suffice it to say our response was some combination of glee, pity, and terror.

    Haven Kimmel discusses A Girl Named Zippy

  • I had heard my mom say countless times in conversations with people not from Mooreland, Edythe walked to the post office every morning at seven, where she would salute the flag while whistling 'The Star-Spangled

    Haven Kimmel discusses A Girl Named Zippy

  • Years after first writing about Edythe, I took a writing class while in seminary at the Earlham School of Religion.

    Haven Kimmel discusses A Girl Named Zippy

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