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Sylvia Plath's Poetry
A discussion of the poetry of Sylvia Plath with a focus on her mental decline.
# 124316 | 2,000 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (American) , Literature (Poetry) , Women Studies (Historical Figures)

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A look at the growth, poetically, and decay mentally and emotionally, of Sylvia Plkath, using some of her poems from early to the final one- as examples of her subject matter, vocabulary and depth of meaning

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"Too many people think of Sylvia Plath merely because of her tragic suicide and her rocky marriage and her bouts of depression. What many of us fail to realize is that she was a major poet. Who knows how much more she could have contributed to the world literature had she lived. At her death, age thirty, Plath already had a following in the literary community. In the ensuing years, her work attracted the attention of a multitude of readers who saw in her singular..."

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