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Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath was an American poet and author. Two of her better known works are The Colossus and Other Poems and The Bell Jar. Plath died in 1963. It was ruled a suicide.
when she talks about her fathers heart #H&Q
Sylvia Plath's first documented suicide attempt was made by crawling into the cellar under her house and taking an overdose of sleeping pills. The attempt was unsuccessful as Plath was later discovered by her mother and brother.
Apart from her two major poem books: The Colossus and Other Poems and Ariel, Sylvia Plath also wrote the novel The Bell Jar .
Yes, she was married to the Poet Laueate, Ted Hughes. She had two children Frieda and Nick (who, like his mother, took his own life) She separated from her husband when he had an affair with a woman called Assia Wevill. Plath took her own life at the age of 31yrs.
February 11, 1963
Sylvia Plath died February 11, 1963.
Sylvia Plath was suicidal, she made a failed attempt to commit suicide by trying to overdose on pills. A few years later, she killed herself by placing her head in the oven while the gas was turned on. It is not know if she cut herself, but she did write a poem titled Cut.
I believe it's the 'Confessional' era, which she largely helped name. She and fellow Confessional poets like Anne Sexton defined that era in literature, where poetry became extremely abstract and absolutely emotional, with intense, sad and profound topics ranging from sexuality to the afterlife.
Sylvia Plath writes entire poems that are a conceit such as her poem "Metaphors".she wrote metaphysical poetry due to her mental and physical illness
This poem has a serious, detached and objective tone that provides an authentic elucidation of the people and images, which are watched by the mirror. The short precise declarative statements create a feeling of detached loneliness. The mirror has grown to favor the "pink wall with speckles" and...
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When Sylvia Plath wrote that She was referring to death that's why its terrible . Hope this helped . x .
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she had a heart attack
In the literal sense it means that she is looking into a mirror yet in the poetic sense she is describing herself in old age.
A critical analysis includes the writer's opinion of the story thatis being evaluated. Therefore, there is no write or wrong answerwhen writing a critical analysis.
the bee meeting is very difficult poem to explain.it is one of the most complicated poems of plath"s poetry
Yes, in fact Sylvia Plath was the first poet to win a Pultzer Prize for The Collected Poems.
Sylvia Plath married British Poet Laureate Ted Hughes. They were married from 1956 until her suicide in 1963.
Sylvia Plath comited suicide at the age of 30. She sealed a room. Plath then placed her head in the oven while the gas was turned on and the pilot light was not lit. THIS IS TRUE I WAS THERE RIGHT NEXT DOOR
A brother named warren :) xD
the meaning to the poem is how women are a symbol of mushrooms and back then women didnt have any rights so the meanin is how women are like mushrooms bein mistreated and being stepped on and men not noticing how beautiful the women(mushrooms) have grown from time to time.
Sylvia Plath was born on October 27, 1932.
Some say 'bipolar' automatically but there's evidence that this is incorrect. She could have possible been borderline, or had borderline personality disorder. She frequently dropped men and friends out of her life. She felt she didn't understand who she was, and simple things that most could...
The one where no one cares :)
It was published in the collection of poems, The Colossus, which was in turn published in 1960.
Sylvia Plath, the poet, did not have any sisters. The only sibling she had was a younger brother named Warren.
Sylvia Plath is famous poet and writer. She is best known for the following works: The Colossus and Other Poems and Ariel and has been called an "archangel of confessional poetry." She was the first poet to win the prestigious Pulitzer Prize posthumously. She is also known for her death which...
Sylvia Plath wrote the poem in opposition to her husband, Ted Hughes' game shooting. It was written after she realises Hughes' marital infidelity. Using the pheasant as a representation of her marriage with Ted Hughes, she pleads with him that the pheasant(their love) not to be killed. Love is...
Sylvia Plath won a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for her poetry in 1982 , nineteen years after her 1963 death by suicide. Her husband, late Poet Laureate of England Ted Hughes, selected representative works for an anthology, The Collected Poems.
Well, that probably depends on how you interpret it. It is a pregnant woman... that is as far as I would go.. If you mean, is it Sylvia Plath herself? It definitely could be. Many of her poems are autobiographical... I think it is more symbolic than literal though.
Suave Veal Chops and Lucent Figs.
In the story "Initiation" by Sylvia Plath, the character Millicentis invited to join a sorority. During the course of her initiation,she realizes it is better for her to be true to herself than toconform to the desires of the sorority.
Mirror was written in 1963, the same year that she died.
Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) lived to be 31 years old.
Well, first of all. We need to look at the common examples of metaphors and whatever an individual may feel towards the example, and the examples tone apply to most of the other metaphors, then you can state what the tone is as a fact. But usually, metaphors and similes are urged closer to a joyous...
The Bee-Keeper's Daughter is about Plath's relationship with her father (he was a bee expert), how he was distant with her ("My heart under your foot, sister of a stone") and how he spent more time with his bees than his family ("The queen bee marries the winter of your year").
Sylvia Plath was born on October 27, 1932 and died on February 11, 1963. Sylvia Plath would have been 30 years old at the time of death or 82 years old today.
Sylvia Plath died on February 11, 1963 at the age of 30.
Narcissus, who fell in love with himself by staring at his own reflection in the water and died.
Overdosed on anti-depressants which were given to her by her doctor a few days before she passed away.x
It's from... . Thisis a quote from Sylvia Plath's 1977 book 'Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams' It is a book of short poems and stories (prose) available from Amazon.com.
The phrase that best describes the technique used in the poem"Edge" is the extensive use of apostrophe and alliteration. Thepoem is written by Sylvia Plath.
Answer . Prozac Nation, girl interrupted and catcher in the rye are excellent novels that have similar plots.. Another novel that has a similar plot is Green Angel, by Alice Hoffman. Both The Bell Jar and this novel are about a girl who "falls apart" and with the help of new friends, gets back on...
It was written on October 24, 1962. Your Welcome :)
Her literature is profound and inspiring, very sharp and intelligent. She focused on themes that were very dark and heavy and atypical. She's seen now as more of a feminist and idealist, the leader of the Confessional poetry movement. She's an icon especially to female poets because she was so...
The cast of Nella vita di Sylvia Plath - 1979 includes: Marisa Bartoli as Mildred Fausto Di Bella as Ted Hughes Carla Gravina as Sylvia Platt Ariodante Marianni as Al Alvarez Luciana Negrini as Katy Alfredo Piano as Bill Pietro Valsecchi as Man at party
plaths father was otto plath who had arguments with plath
The quote is ' I talk to God but the sky is empty ' , its from The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath
If you would care enough to read anything, even her Wikipedia page, you could find out quite easily. One of the factors may have been that her husband had been cheating on her for some time, but this also wasn't the first time she'd attempted suicide. She was a very tortured person, for many...
Plath committed suicide via carbon monoxide poisoning. She put her head into an oven with the gas turned on.
Plath believed writing was part of life, like breathing. As she says, 'blood is the ink.. jet black' interpret this as you will
Slyvia Plath wrote The Bell Jar. Although it is not an exact autobiography, it does somewhat resemble her life
Speaker: first person, mirror Audience: those who look into the mirror Speaker: The mirror says that it's not judgmental and it justreflects everything it sees Purpose: despair of loneliness and emptiness, of relationships comeand gone, with none bearing the fruit of a soul- satisfying truelove...
She had one younger brother named Warren.
No, she also wrote a novel called "The Bell Jar".
US singer Sylvia (Sylvia Jane Kirby) is 61 years old (birthdateDecember 9, 1956).
Yes and their names were Frieda and Nicholas Hughes. Yes and their names were Frieda and Nicholas Hughes
"Plath knew of the capability of her own vagina. She used it willingly and often, but with such grace that only a poet could wield. With alliteration, she emphasizes this feminine power; in "Never Try To Trick You With A Kiss," Plath, with legs wide open, argues against literary criticisms of her...
Answer . Yes. She stuck her head in an oven with the gas turned on.
Sylvia Plath wrote The Bell Jar under the pseudonym Victoria Lucas
Family Reunion by Sylvia Plath demonstrates how even people whogrow up in an affluent family can feel isolated. The main characterstrives to belong, but never feels like she is seen as successfulby her family.
Largely, herself. She extremely unhappy with herself and her image, her own life and being. This is reflected in her novel "The Bell Jar" also. . Her relationships - not to say that she was dependent and clingy. In fact, she was sharp and independent at times, but they deeply affected her, the...
The theme is the fact that she believes her poetry is like a stillborn. It doesnt come to life anymore, its just dead
Only theories can be given, since Plath did not leave a suicide note and she is the only person who could possibly answer this question. However, she did struggle with depression for many years, had many failed suicide attempts and had been prescribed an antidepressant shortly before her death.
What i understand of the poem "Mirror" by Sylvia Plath is that she is the mirror in the first stanza a mirror is silver and exact it doesn't lie or hide the truth it reflects exactly what it sees. in the second stanza she is a lake which also reflects exactly what it sees. "in e she has drown a...
Sylvia Plath was 30 years old when she killed herself.
Sylvia Plath wrote 121 poems.
Two; Frieda and Nicholas Hughes.
When she first began writing poetry at a young age in childhood, Sylvia said in an interview that she was very inspired by nature. She loved to write of the forests, trees, animals, flowers, etc. In later life, teenage years and onward, she found inspiration in darker and heavier topics, like war,...
In "Daddy," Plath wishes to cast off or kill (expressed in "...youdo not do / Any more..." and "Daddy, I have had to kill you," and"There's a stake in your fat black heart") the shadow of herfather, whom she resents for having negatively haunted her lifeincluding in her marriage, since she feels she...
Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes were together for six yrs.
It is a quote from her journal, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath.
Many of Plath's poems seemed to center around personal emotionalsuffering, in one way or another. Death was also another majortheme.
Be yourself naw jk thats what i think
She committed suicide February 11,1963 with cooking gas, she was 30 at the time.
Answer . \nWhat I get from the poem as far as plot is basically that a woman looks into the eyes of her demon lover... the lover's eyes have destroyed women in the past, their beauty turned to destroy them, but because she is a witch, not beautiful, she survives, and even thrives, at the same...
Well, I'm a freshman so don't take me too seriously. I always thought that the people watching the tragedy of the burned down house were like what is wrong with our society and how we love to see other people in distress and our love for drama. I'm pretty sure I'm wrong but that's my best guess...
Millicent identifies with the heather birds, which represent individuality. The sparrows in Initiation represent conformity.
I am silver and exact. I have no preconceptions. Whatever I see, I swallow immediately. Just as it is, unmisted by love or dislike I am not cruel, only truthful - The eye of a little god, four-cornered. Most of the time I meditate on the opposite wall. It is pink, with speckles. I have...
she wrote short storys/ poems about madness, depression, and suicide.
3rd person limited omniscient is the point of view used in Initiation by Sylvia Plath.
Sylvia Plath was a lifelong anti-smoker, though she did begin to smoke in the last six months or so of her life. (Ted Hughes mentions in his letters how much this surprised him). Since Sylvia never really had time to settle in to smoking it is likely she would have smoked mild cigarettes - perhaps...
Yes. Most definately.