Quotation by Erica Jong

My generation had Doris Day as a role model, then Gloria Steinem—then Princess Diana. We are the most confused generation.
Erica Jong (b. 1942), U.S. poet and novelist. As quoted in People magazine, p. 36 (March 7-14, 1994).

Day (b. 1924) was a blond, wholesome, ever-virginal star of Hollywood movies in the 1950s and sixties; she performed dramatic roles but achieved her greatest popularity in romantic comedies. Steinem (b. 1934) was a prominent feminist. Lady Diana Spencer (b. 1961) became a Princess when she married Charles, Prince of Wales and heir to the British throne; like Day, she represented traditional values and ideals of femininity. All three women were extremely attractive physically.
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