The Silent Woman: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes Setting & Symbolism

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Massachusetts

Sylvia Plath was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts.

University of Michigan

Authors Anne Stevenson and Janet Malcolm both attended the University of Michigan.

Smith College

Sylvia Plath attended Smith College and also had a short stint teaching there.

England

Sylvia attended Cambridge University in England. She also made England her permanent home after she married Ted Hughes.

Devon

After Ted Hughes left Sylvia, she lived in a flat in Devon with her two children.

23 Fitzroy Road

Sylvia lived her final days in a flat at 23 Fitzroy Road, Devon, London, England. Strangely, enough it was a former residence of W. B. Yeats and it is where Sylvia committed suicide.

Plath Library

Olwyn Hughes was named the literary agent for the writings of Sylvia Plath after her death. Olwyn was stingy in cooperating with some biographers in giving them permission to quote Plath's works.

Paris

Olwyn left her...

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