Sylvia Plath | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 6 pages of analysis & critique of Sylvia Plath.
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[Reading Plath's poetry, we] are continually outflanked by someone who knows what we'll approve and how we'll categorize, and is herself ready with the taxonomic words before we can get them out.

               Daddy, I have had to kill you.
               You died before I had time—

Parlor psychiatry is forestalled; she sketches the complex herself. Lady Lazarus is a bitch? It's not news to her; "I eat men like air." (I'm also the only candid person here.) Our fantasies of anarchic candor stir into life and help animate...

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This section contains 1,699 words
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Buy the Critical Essay by Hugh Kenner
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