Sylvia Plath Analysis

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hese are the words of a young reader about Sylvia Plath´s poems. This review demonstrates that numerous readers are incapable to draw a line between Plath`s persona and her poetry. They perceive Sylvia Plath´s shadow in each of her verses, poems that often revealed complex personal situation, too many private details to the point that her life and her work become indistinguishable, “the poet and the poems became one” (A.Alvarez 38). The entire mystery around the figure of Sylvia Plath awakes and feeds our tendency or the need to identify her as the protagonist of her poetry. This is the second paragraph and following for each section and subsection. There is something in her poetic style that clearly distinguishes her for the rest of the American writers and poets from the twentieth century. But what is that element that makes her art so unique? Maybe the fact that Plath discussed certain disturbing aspects of her life and made them public in such a extreme and particular way is the reason why her art become so innovative, so exquisite and at the same time so controversial . When she was alive she was a fabulous talented poet but her unexpected and epic suicide gave her and her work the status of immortality. Soon Plath became a “myth,” a true icon of twentieth century American Poetry. This tragic and astonishing event together with the publication of her latest poems captured the interest of many writers, biographers and university students who soon turned Plath’s own

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