The woman with whom Anthony has an affair while he is away training for the army. Much like his interest in Gloria, his initial obsession with Dorothy dissipates once they are involved with one another. She begins threatening suicide to keep his attention. The climax of the novel ends with Dorothy showing up at Anthony’s New York apartment. He attempts to attack her with a chair but passes out. When he comes to, she is gone.
Dorothy Raycroft Character Timeline in The Beautiful and Damned
The timeline below shows where the character Dorothy Raycroft appears in The Beautiful and Damned. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...must return to Mississippi to be officially discharged. Anthony is relieved not to run into Dorothy there. He can think only of Gloria now. He is unmoved by the captain’s emotional... (full context)