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Essay | "Sylvia Plath- Feminine Side of the Feminist Icon"

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"Sylvia Plath- Feminine Side of the Feminist Icon"

Summary: Argues that Sylvia Plath was not a real feminist. Concludes that though she desired artistic fulfilment, she wanted to be an ideal wife and mother at the same time.
Sylvia Plath was a typical example of her generation, inpatient and greedy for life but this description has a bit different meaning. Plath indeed desired artistic fulfilment but she wanted to be an ideal wife and mother at the same time. When Ted Hughes published his first poetry volume "The Hawk in the Rain" she was very happy that she will follow his footsteps.

Throughout their marriage she was in the shadow of her husband and we can argue whether it was her conscious choice and to what extend it was the result of her times.

During the fifties woman who did not feel that her life as a housewife could be satisfactory and fulfilling was considered strange. At the end of the fifties the average age of marriage had actually fallen to 20. It was usual for girls to quit...

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