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Analysis and comments on The Ballad Of The Lonely Masturbator by Anne Sexton

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Comment 19 of 329, added on February 21st, 2012 at 11:41 AM.

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Comment 18 of 329, added on February 21st, 2012 at 10:56 AM.

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Comment 17 of 329, added on February 21st, 2012 at 9:46 AM.

Yeah, in my opinion, it is written on every fence!!...

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Comment 16 of 329, added on February 12th, 2012 at 5:30 AM.

FOcXFY I serched through the internet and got here. What a wonderful
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learn, read !... That helped us to get acquainted!...

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Comment 15 of 329, added on July 17th, 2011 at 3:51 PM.

Big help, big help. And supelrtaive news of course.

Janet from Brazil
Comment 14 of 329, added on November 18th, 2009 at 9:18 PM.

I thought it was beautiful, she expresess her innermost desires and
longing.Now that her huband has left her for another woman she feels she
has a void, and in-short tries to fill that void and pleasure herself
because like many men((andrew)), her man couldn't quite get the job
done.Therefore he felt inadequete and left her for a woman easier to
please. Some men can't handle an over bearing outspoken woman.

taylor from United States
Comment 13 of 329, added on November 1st, 2007 at 12:12 PM.

you people are riddiculus, poetry is meant to express our inner feelings
and thats what sexton has done in all of her work. she is very talented and
just because she was depressed doesnt make her a crazy bitch it makes her a

tears from United States
Comment 12 of 329, added on October 4th, 2007 at 10:42 PM.

I agree with Andrew. And by the way, Anne Sexton had incestuous contact
with her daughter and ended up killing herself. So he was right, she was a
crazy bitch. I think that you people are the narrow-minded, ignorant ones.

Madeline from United States
Comment 11 of 329, added on May 31st, 2007 at 12:24 AM.

The only reason Andrew said that was because he himself wants to be a
lonely masturbator but has yet to hit the ejaculation period of his
puberty. He is still in the pre-coming stages...haha get it...

Daniel Shiskabob from Azerbaijan
Comment 10 of 329, added on March 15th, 2007 at 5:39 PM.

ignorant, close-minded, still-born, I feel bad for Andrew's children:
hopefully they can break away from his narrow worldview.


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Poet: Anne Sexton
Poem: The Ballad Of The Lonely Masturbator
Added: Feb 20 2003
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Poem of the Day: Sep 25 2004

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