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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.
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 t…
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Answer Yes. She stuck her head in an oven with the gas turned on.
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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.
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She is a famous poet born in Boston, Massachusetts, on October 27, 1932. She wrote many poems in her lifetime. Her most famous collection of poems was Ariel, published posthumously in 1965 by Hughes. Her poems are mostly melancholy as she led a haunting life and later commited suicide at a young age…
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The Moon and the Yew Tree' was written in 1961, two years before Sylvia's death, and during a time when she and her husband were having a significant problems. This poem reflects her despair and alludes to the emptiness of her relationships with her parents and her husband.
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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
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A brother named warren :) xD <--happy faces
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The one where no one cares :)
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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 succe…
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plaths father was otto plath who had arguments with plath
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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 reasons…
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Plath committed suicide via carbon monoxide poisoning. She put her head into an oven with the gas turned on.
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Plath believed writing was part of life, like breathing. As she says, 'blood is the ink.. jet black' interpret this as you will
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Speaker: first person, mirror Audience: those who look into the mirror Speaker: The mirror says that it's not judgmental and it just reflects everything it sees Purpose: despair of loneliness and emptiness, of relationships come and gone, with none bearing the fruit of a soul- satisfying true lov…
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She had one younger brother named Warren.
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US singer Sylvia (Sylvia Jane Kirby) is 60 years old (birthdate December 9, 1956).
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Family Reunion by Sylvia Plath demonstrates how even people who grow up in an affluent family can feel isolated. The main character strives to belong, but never feels like she is seen as successful by her family.
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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 negativ…
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The theme is the fact that she believes her poetry is like a stillborn. It doesnt come to life anymore, its just dead
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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 young…
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Sylvia Plath was 30 years old when she killed herself.
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Sylvia Plath wrote 121 poems.
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Two; Frieda and Nicholas Hughes.
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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, p…
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In "Daddy," Plath wishes to cast off or kill (expressed in "...you do 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 her father, whom she resents for having negatively haunted her life including in her marriage, since she feels…
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Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes were together for six yrs.
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Many of Plath's poems seemed to center around personal emotional suffering, in one way or another. Death was also another major theme.
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Be yourself naw jk thats what i think
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She committed suicide February 11,1963 with cooking gas, she was 30 at the time.
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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 beca…
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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 looked …
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she wrote short storys/ poems about madness, depression, and suicide.
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3rd person limited omniscient is the point of view used in Initiation by Sylvia Plath.
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Yes. Most definately.
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They represent uniqeness unlike the sparrows which are all the same.
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kindly give a complete analysis on the poem of Sylvia "Widow". I'm waiting for your reply.
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I honestly don't think there is an online analysis of this poem, I have been searching for my school report and come across nothing.
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the poem mirror explores and reveals the complex relationship that we have with truth-the truth about ourselves.the mirror pains to be so objective-without any prejudice.the poetess calls it a four cornered god as it judges everyone unbiasedly without emotional attachment.the poem calls the moon and…
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Millicent gets attacked with eggs by the sorority
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lake is a metaphor...............
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5th of February, 6 days before her tragic death in 1963.
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Yes. She knew her father for only eight years. She related to her husband as a father for eight years, then killed herself.
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"The Initiation" by Sylvia Plath is the story of a girl who pledges to a sorority in the hope of finally feeling like she belongs. As she goes through the pledge process, however, she realizes that she cannot sacrifice her unique identity for the sake of peer pressure.
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No. I don't think so. She was always with men, according to accounts. In fact, Ted Hughes' infidelity devastated her. I think you might mean 'bipolar'.
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Plath was greatly affected by the death of her father at the age of 8. This lead her to wright poetry about him and how she felt about it using his as a source of miscommunication and confusion in her poetry. In one of her most famous poems "Daddy" she lets her emotions out about how he left her to …
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Only one that I am aware of. By placing her head in an oven.
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A college student is going through rush recognizes that when the sorority rejects one of her friends because she was "different," she then decides that she also doesn't want to join the sorority. In making that decision, she recognizes that her friendship was more important to her than subscribing t…
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she wants to go to mexico but she has to have some dough to afford the trip. by reuniting her family she will try to ask for some money from family members
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Millicent. Beverly Mitchell. Louise. Herb. Tracy and Betsy Johnson
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yes it is a dramatic monologue
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· Rhythm:The long five beat rhythms of the final two lines reflect the heavy burden the poet carries within her as she meditates on her subconscious terrors.· Tone: Callous - 'Whatever I see I swallow immediately'· Personification: the mirror- "I" in the first line-is given the ability to spea…
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when she talks about her fathers heart #H&Q
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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.
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Apart from her two major poem books: The Colossus and Other Poems and Ariel, Sylvia Plath also wrote the novel The Bell Jar.
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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.
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February 11, 1963
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Sylvia Plath died February 11, 1963.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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 ten…
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Am Stella Robeson From London few days ago, so i emailed PROPHET AMEDE about my bad relationship condition, how my lover left me, how he was with another girl, so PROPHET AMEDE told me it would take 3 days to get my boyfriend back, i waited for 3 days, unbelievable my boyfriend came to my house aski…
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When Sylvia Plath wrote that She was referring to death that's why its terribleHope this helpedx
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1 a brother warren
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Ted Hughes.
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she had a heart attack
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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.
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A critical analysis includes the writer's opinion of the story that is being evaluated. Therefore, there is no write or wrong answer when writing a critical analysis.
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the bee meeting is very difficult poem to explain.it is one of the most complicated poems of plath"s poetry
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Yes, in fact Sylvia Plath was the first poet to win a Pultzer Prize for The Collected Poems.
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Sylvia Plath married British Poet Laureate Ted Hughes. They were married from 1956 until her suicide in 1963.
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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.
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Sylvia Plath was born on October 27, 1932.
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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 overcom…
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It was published in the collection of poems, The Colossus, which was in turn published in 1960.
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Sylvia Plath, the poet, did not have any sisters. The only sibling she had was a younger brother named Warren.
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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 was vi…
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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 speci…
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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.
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Suave Veal Chops and Lucent Figs.
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In the story "Initiation" by Sylvia Plath, the character Millicent is invited to join a sorority. During the course of her initiation, she realizes it is better for her to be true to herself than to conform to the desires of the sorority.
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Mirror was written in 1963, the same year that she died.
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Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) lived to be 31 years old.
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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…
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Morning Song Daddy Medusa
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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.
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Sylvia Plath died on February 11, 1963 at the age of 30.
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