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Esther Greenwood is brilliant, stunning, enormously gifted, and successful, however slowly going underneath—maybe for the final time. Esther’s rejection of being informed that ‘what a person is is an arrow into the future and what a girl is is the place the arrow shoots off from’ crystallises Plath’s important evaluation of Nineteen Fifties US patriarchy as stifling, suffocating and certainly sickening. The reader learns early on concerning the struggles in Esther’s life. Plath had the present of prose, with elegant metaphors and the creation of immersive settings, evoking indelible photos like of Esther sitting in the breezeway trying to write a e-book or a pair of boots pointing to the ocean.

Plath’s life and work grew to become for many a concrete expression of the slogan of the feminist motion that the “private is political.” The formal innovations and experimentations in her poetry allowed this voice to break via standard poetic modes and encourage thousands and thousands. A nurse with him carts Esther off to bed and explains that every one the girls are sick with food poisoning and that the doctor has given her an injection to sleep.

Furthermore, Hughes’ function as literary executor of Plath’s property and the control he maintained over her legacy angered Plath’s fans who saw in him the ultimate image of the patriarchy against which they rebelled. Esther Greenwood is just not solely an avatar for Plath, she can also be a proxy for younger readers on th (더 보기…)

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