Anne Sexton Essay | Essay

This student essay consists of approximately 6 pages of analysis of Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath.
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Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath: Minds of Distortion or Darkness

Summary: This is an essay discussing the parallels and strange similarities between the lives of poets Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath.

Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath were both great minds, creative individuals, and some of the greatest poetic individuals of the twentieth century. Though Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath were great poets, they were also obsessed with death, darkness, and plagued with manic depression. They yearned for death, and both were able to achieve their life goal of dying. Their poetry is a direct result of their morbid minds and the strange obsessions they shared during their several years of friendship.

Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton did not pull their style, creativity and ideas out of nowhere. Both Sexton and Plath suffered troubled childhoods, Plath's father died when she was only eight, creating a life long resentment, and Sexton's father was abusive and alcoholic. There are only one or two flaws to this "reason" if you will for why Sexton and Plath used such strange and dark ideas in...

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