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Letters to the Universe: Don't Mind Her, She's Just Gooping (Part Two)

http://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/images/754349main_butterfly_nebula_full_full.jpgThanks to a new storybook idea, a Long Distance Love Bombs line, and a Scientific American article (links at the end), I’ve been thinking a lot the last couple weeks about the whole caterpillar-morphing-into-a-butterfly thing.  1,196 more words

Beautiful Books: The Bell Jar

Oh what? A young feminist read The Bell Jar and loved it? Stop the presses! Get this girl a medal! Yeah okay, I finally decided to give this novel a read. 593 more words


The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

So I figured it was about time I read The Bell Jar. So many of my friends have so many thoughts about this book. I really enjoyed the read and found it endlessly fascinating. 1,213 more words

Abortion Rights

And Then I Finished My First Plath

This is just the week of knocking out firsts, I guess. Okay but book #21 of my year was The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath… 746 more words


The Bell Jar

“I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.”

This book was recommended to me by…

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The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath - Review & Recommendation

The Bell Jar
by Sylvia Plath

Esther Greenwood is brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under—maybe for the last time. In her acclaimed and enduring masterwork, Sylvia Plath brilliantly draws the reader into Esther’s breakdown with such intensity that her insanity becomes palpably real, even rational; as accessible an experience as going to the movies. 318 more words



Here’s a little section from my Esther Greenwood part of the collection;

June 28th, 1953

How do you even begin to talk about something like this? 678 more words