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Marilyn Monroe Essay

  • Submitted by: LaurenKSmith
  • on January 6, 2013
  • Category: History
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Lauren Smith
Mrs. Prestwood                                
English 1- A2
29 February 2012
The Beautiful Marilyn Monroe
Thesis: Marilyn’s hard work, dedication, background, and talent got her well known.
  I. Early Life
  A. Born on June 1, 1926 with the name of Norma Jeane Mortensen.
  B. Spent Most of her childhood living in twelve different foster homes and one orphanage.
  C. Watched many movies, dreaming of being a star.

  II. Marriages
  A. Married James Dougherty in 1942 at the age of sixteen and divorced in 1943.
  B. Married Joe DiMaggio in 1953, divorced in 1956.
  C. Married Arthur Miller in 1957, divorced in 1959.

  III. Career
  A. Changed her name to Marilyn Monroe after signing her first contract with Twentieth Century Fox.
  B. Signed with Columbia Pictures.
  C. Starred in 23 movies.
  D. Made a production company.

  IV. Downfall/Death
  A. Began using drugs, taking sleeping pills, and drinking.
  B. Became depressed.
  C. Got hooked on the drugs she was taking.
  D. Died in 1962.

Lauren Smith
Mrs. Prestwood                                
English 1- A2
29 February 2012                        
The Beautiful Marilyn Monroe
“Marilyn Monroe is one of the most famous women from Hollywood to this very day. Born on June 1, 1926, under the name Norma Jeane Mortenson, she was bound to leave her mark on the world. What was her secret, was it her good looks, her charm, her dedication, or just her pure talent?
Norma Jeane’s family life from the very beginning did not start off very well. “You see...

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