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Comparisons in "The Bell Jar"

Summary: Essay compares the conclusions in "The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath.
Claim #1: Mrs. Greenwood influences Esther's identity as a woman by doubting her ability to excel in the profession of her choice, and making Esther feel as if she has to work twice as hard to make it in the world.

Evidence: In source B it says, "Mrs. Greenwood diminishes her fame and money making- ability." It also comments on how Mrs. Greenwood wants her to learn short hand because she doesn't believe Esther can make it as a writer.

Claim #2: Mrs. Greenwood helps mold Esther's view of herself as a woman by trying to shape her view of life in marriage. She wants Esther to marry the "right kind of man", settle into the "right kind of lifestyle', and have a marital relationship much different from her own.

Evidence: When Mrs. Greenwood bring the red roses they symbolizing romantic love and are the opposite of...

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