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What Emma Read: The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

First impressions before reading the book:

I actually didn’t know anything about the plot of this book, I went into it completely blind. It’s been on my mental list of books to read for years, but for some reason or another I never picked it up. 536 more words

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The Bell Jar

Comencé a leer The Bell Jar de Sylvia Plath en diciembre. Lo compré un sábado que estuve en una librería especializada en textos para el aprendizaje del inglés. 531 more words

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath: Book Review

Synopsis: Sylvia Plath’s shocking, realistic, and intensely emotional novel about a woman falling into the grip of insanity

Esther Greenwood is brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under—maybe for the last time. 865 more words

Book Review

'The Bell Jar', Lakes, Doors and Identity

I’ve had a major dose of the flu recently and have been too busy catching up with teaching and marking missed to devote much thought to blogging. 760 more words

Poetry

Outside the bell jar, looking in

I have never experienced depression. I have never suffered from anxiety, and I have never had a panic attack.

I get sad, yes. I have fears, fears which make me  1,173 more words

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Crimson water

“That morning I had made a start.

I had locked myself in the bathroom, and run a tub full of warm water, and taken out a Gillette blade.

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