Bell Jar Terrarium

Esther Greenwood is brilliant, lovely, enormously talented, and profitable, however slowly going below—possibly for the final time. Sylvia Plath’s dramatic autobiographical account particulars the mental breakdown which imprisons her in an invisible bell jar. Sylvia Plath’s solely novel was initially printed in January 1963 below the pseudonym Victoria Lucas, and became snarled almost instantly in the drama of her suicide, to the e book’s detriment among the many critics. Esther’s mother insists that her daughter channel herself into socially acceptable directions without being attentive to Esther’s personal needs.

It’s a slight, charming, sometimes funny and mildly witty, at moments tolerably harrowing ‘first’ novel, just the kind of clever book a Smith summa cum laude (which she was) might need written if she weren’t given to literary airs. Plath began writing ferociously in October of that year and wrote a lot of the poems that she has develop into famous for at the moment.

Nevertheless, the experience was not what she hoped it might be and Plath started displaying symptoms of despair during that time. But although The Bell Jar considerations a young woman’s eventual breakdown and suicide try, it also tells a story of restoration, redemption, rebirth and beginning over. This paper also analyzes Sylvia Plath‘s solely written novel The Bell Jar contemplating and focusing especially on its autobiographical parts.

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