Sylvia Path Research Paper

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1. I see the connection between Faulkner’s stories and the poetry of Sylvia’s Path are the characters. Sylvia path’s is about a young women named Esther Greenwood entering college and she has dreams of becoming a famous writer while the rest of the girls just wasn’t to find a husband. “Her father plays a role in several of her poems as well and she describes her father as a block with full force against her.”(Meyer) As for Faulkner’s stories characters seem in little to come up can also reappear important in another. “The poet’s voice need to merely be the record of a man, it can be one of the props, the pillars to help him endure and prevail.” (Faulkner) And that is how Faulkner and Sylvia are common their characters that aren’t important…show more content…
As Langston Hughes, Sylvia “Plath’s” and Louise Gluck’s poems show anger in their tone because their lives become unendurable. Plath’s marriage was a very stressful ‘on the edge’ relationship. The poem ‘The applicant’ reflects how much women were viewed as objects. Illustrating that women had to be perfect for a man as they were for sale. The poet shows his fear towards pike in the quote, ‘killers from the egg: the malevolent aged grin’ he shows this by putting ‘malevolent grin’ this symbolizes that they are evil and could possibly be the living form of the devil. In an interview about the poem Hughes notes that he sees the ‘pike’ as being symbolic of deep, vital life. The interview revels that Hughes’s feelings towards Plath are weird, he dreams about hooking a pike. Hughes’s poem ‘love song’ was written after Plath’s death. I do feel the poems left by Plath are the explanation to her suicide because as the poems got closer to her suicide they became more dark and depressing. I was also, then as now, rigidly proud, unwilling to show hurt or admit need. And Louise It precluded, to my mind, all show anger was the show of blood that proved the arrow had penetrated. Moral or ethical anger was exempt from these inhibitions. But most such focuses, like the Camps, aroused terror rather than rage. I had, if I can judge by my vast catalogue of slights and my icily theatrical self-protective disdain, a vast suppressed…show more content…
Ginsberg and Hughes have in common is that both are poets. During a time in American History were African Americans had no rights of freedom of speech or even a right to vote. Growing up in many different cities and living with many relatives, Langston Hughes experienced poverty. Langston Hughes used poetry to speak to the people. Langston Hughes is a pioneer of African American literature and the Harlem renaissance error. Mr. Hughes dedicated his poems to the struggles, pride, dreams, and racial injustices of African American people. And Allen Ginsberg did the same diving into the wreck of himself and of the world around him to salvage himself and something worth saving of the world. In this process, he composes Howl to create a new way of observation for life through the expression of counterculture. Protesting against technocracy, sex and revealing sexuality, psychedelic drugs, visionary experience, breaking the conventions of arts and literature; all basic characteristics of counterculture are combined and celebrated in
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