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The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)

Category: Fiction

Rating: ★★★★

Synopsis (Goodreads): When Esther Greenwood wins an internship on a New York fashion magazine in 1953, she is elated, believing she will finally realise her dream to become a writer. 346 more words

Review

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

Rating: 4/5

I tried to read The Bell Jar in high school, but didn’t get very far. I had just finished reading (and loved) Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen, and so I thought I would like The Bell Jar, but I couldn’t get into it. 1,330 more words

Book Review

PSA: A stylish way to store cloches

Just popping in for a quick post today. Do you guys love cloches (aka bell jars) as much as I do? I have a couple small ones and one large one, and I love how they elevate whatever you put under them. 149 more words

Lifestyle

Pairing books and music

There are lots of good articles out there pairing books and music. The Guardian has one. So do BookRiot and Flavorwire. But now we have one of our own, and it’s the best! 375 more words

Books

The Bell Jar - A Fig Tree

The Bell Jar, published in 1963, presented issues of power and control. The story is about Esther Greenwood and the problems presented to women. She faces the issue of control, sexual double standards and maintaining her identity which are portrayed in an overarching analogy of a fig tree. 781 more words