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Sylvia Plath won a competition to edit a fashion magazine, only to spiral into suicidal depression. And as it happens, that's exactly the fate suffered by Esther Greenwood, Plath's character in her book "The Bell Jar." In Plath's case, the magazine was Mademoiselle. She tried electroconvulsive therapy to literally jolt her out of her depression, but she tried to kill herself with pills anyway. Later, she succeeded in killing herself by shoving her head in a gas oven, although some think it was actually a cry for help and that dying was an accident.
Whose comic strip character had a daughter named Bonnie Braids?
A) Li'l Abner
B) Daddy Warbucks
C) Dick Tracy
D) Mary Worth
Previous answer: Hitler had Albert Speer draw up plans for rebuilding Berlin as the capitol of the world.
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