Blackberrying Summary
Sylvia Plath

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Blackberrying Summary

According to Plath's husband, poet Ted Hughes, "Blackberrying" was written in 1960 after the couple's return to England and the birth of their daughter. It was not included in Plath's 1960 collection Colossus, however, but was first published in 1971, in the posthumous volume Crossing the Water. With its long narrative lines, "Blackberrying" takes the reader on a journey from an external experience to an internal one. Immersed in the details of her blackberry-picking expedition, the...

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