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Criticism of "The Bell Jar"

Summary: Essay offers criticism of the novel "The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath.
Sylvia Plath uses her life to share how she feels about sexuality, societal pressure, and psychological defects. Slowly as the novel unfolds, my attention is grabbed as I am deeply drawn into the main character and narrator of the novel, Esther Greenwood. Esther sinks deep into what she cannot do in spite of achieving so much. I honestly can relate to this character for many of her views on life are much as I see them today. It is also very interesting to see the changes on different views specially on the way psychological problems are dealt with then and now. For instance, after Esther's terrifying shock treatment she refused to go to the psychiatrist, Dr. Gordon, her mother replies with "I knew my baby wasn't like that.... I knew you'd decide to be all right again (Bell Jar, 147)." It seems as if in the...

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