Figurative Image Of 9-11 By Sylvia Plath

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The setting was the speaker 's mind where the reader was taken from place to place. Due to the speakers dark imagination the reader journeyed from the US to Germany, then back in time to World War II, and then to a village where it 's people believed in vampires. The speaker was a tortured women who lost her father when she was so young that he seemed huge and powerful, like God. Memories of him caused her pain to the point where she wanted to die. "Daddy" created a myth of her father and turned her father into something than larger than life and herself as a victim larger than life. In lines 9-11, Plath used the metaphor of a statue to describe her father that stretched across the entire United States. The speaker created a figurative
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