'Daddy And Lady Lazarus'

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Throughout both “Daddy” and “Lady Lazarus” the author seems to have a very bitter tone towards men. A hatred that I feel as if started during a rough childhood and a bitterness towards her father that she has expanded to all men. The author seems to also be extremely depressed and suicidal. She talks about having nine lives in “Lady Lazarus” almost as if she is a cat and says that every 10 years she does this unmentionable thing, being an attempt at suicide. She never lets us know what has made her so depressed to the point of wanting to commit suicide, but I assume it all stems back to her childhood and a rough life since. She refers to her dad as a nazi and herself as a jew. It sounds as if he mistreated her horribly just as the nazis had
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