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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


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


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


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