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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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Sylvia Plath

I’m not a feminist, but I do feel like it’s important to address female rights in current events. I recently re read The Bell Jar and felt a rush of pride and sadness for women during that time period. 339 more words


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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