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Analysis and comments on The Wifebeater by Anne Sexton

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Comment 10 of 30, added on June 6th, 2013 at 6:26 PM.
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her surroundings.
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way a in the flesh thinks, feels, behaves, and/or relates to others and to
his or her surroundings.
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her surroundings
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approach a person thinks, feels, behaves, and/or relates to others and to
his or her surroundings.Disposition ailment is any virus or prepare that
influences the approach a personally thinks, feels, behaves, and/or relates
to others and to his or her surroundings.

adhelelayep from San Marino
Comment 9 of 30, added on May 30th, 2013 at 8:53 PM.
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A castle is a luxurious abode, notably a royal habitation or the residency
of a head of state or some other high-ranking superstar, such as a bishop
or archbishop.] The word itself is derived from the Latin big cheese
Palatium, fit Palatine Hill, a woman of the seven hills in Rome

A palace is a respected residence, especially a peer royalty stay or the
residency of a administrator of state or some other high-ranking big wheel,
such as a bishop or archbishop.] The in short itself is derived from the
Latin superstar Palatium, proper for Palatine Hill, a woman of the seven
hills in Rome

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muck, such as a bishop or archbishop.] The intelligence itself is derived
from the Latin superstar Palatium, for Palatine Hill, bromide of the seven
hills in Rome

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leadership of state or some other high-ranking dignitary, such as a bishop
or archbishop.] The intelligence itself is derived from the Latin name
Palatium, fit Palatine Hill, bromide of the seven hills in Rome

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residency of a leadership of governmental or some other high-ranking
superstar, such as a bishop or archbishop.] The word itself is derived from
the Latin superstar Palatium, looking for Palatine Hill, solitary of the
seven hills in Rome

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diggings of a administrator of voice or some other high-ranking dignitary,
such as a bishop or archbishop.] The intelligence itself is derived from
the Latin big cheese Palatium, proper for Palatine Hill, a woman of the
seven hills in Rome


Aspifsbub from Belarus
Comment 8 of 30, added on May 27th, 2013 at 5:08 AM.
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Meebrafrake from Peru
Comment 7 of 30, added on May 26th, 2013 at 7:16 PM.
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Stocks continued their climb into uncharted territory on Friday, racking up
the fourth week in a row of gains as encouraging economic data prompted
investors to buy shares of growth companies.

The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor¡¯s 500-stock index
finished at highs, driven by gains in energy and industrial shares. The
indexes have pushed to a series of high levels as part of the rally that
has lifted equities more than 16 percent for the year so far.

The Dow Jones industrial average gained 121.18 points, or 0.80 percent, to
close at a milestone 15,354.40. The S.& P. 500-stock index rose 17 points,
or 1.03 percent, to end at a record 1,667.42.

The Nasdaq composite index climbed 33.73 points, or 0.97 percent, to finish
at 3,498.97 ¡ª its highest close since October 2000.

In a sign of how far the market has come, the S.& P. 500 is about 1,000
points above the low it hit in March 2009 in the wake of the credit crisis
and recession.

¡°It¡¯s hard to hold this market down,¡± said Michael Sheldon, chief market
strategist at RDM Financial in Westport, Conn.

Data released on Friday showed Americans felt better about their economic
and financial prospects in early May, with consumer sentiment at its
highest in nearly six years, while a gauge of future economic activity rose
in April to a near five-year high.

¡°If you believe the economy is going to gradually get better and that
global growth will improve, the parts of the market that have not benefited
so far, like cyclicals, will probably be the next group to outperform,¡±
Mr. Sheldon said. Cyclical industries are those that do well when times are
good, like an airline that benefits from more people flying on vacation.

The S.& P. energy sector index gained 0.8 percent, with Exxon Mobil up 1.2
percent at $91.76.

Boeing shares led the S.& P. 500¡¯s industrial sector index higher with a
2.4 percent advance to $98.92, its highest since October 2007. The S.& P.
industrial index rose 1.4 percent.

The rate of growth in the economy has been expected to slow in the second
quarter as tighter fiscal policy started to take effect. But recent
improvements, including in the labor market and retail sales, suggest the
recovery remains resilient.

¡°We are still recovering,¡± said Doreen Mogavero, chief of Mogavero, Lee &
Company in New York, who also noted that the comeback was slow. She added
that markets in the United States, for all their troubles, were ¡°still the
best place to be at this moment.¡±

Earlier in Friday¡¯s session, the Dow touched a high at 15,357.40. For the
week, the Dow advanced 1.7 percent, while the S.& P. 500 climbed 2.1
percent and the Nasdaq rose 1.9 percent.

J. P. Morgan raised its year-end target for the S.& P. 500 to 1,715 from
1,580, implying a gain of just under 3.5 percent for the index for the rest
of the year.

¡°We realize investors are apprehensive about making fresh money purchases,
but we see the risk/reward as particularly attractive in technology, health
care and financials,¡± said the client note from Thomas Lee, J. P.
Morgan¡¯s United States equity strategist.

J. C. Penney shares lost 4.2 percent to $18.01 after the retailer reported
another steep quarterly loss on weak sales and heavy clearance deals, and
the chief executive, Myron Ullman, cautioned that he needed time to fix the
company¡¯s problems.

Tableau Software, a maker of data analysis software, surged in its first
day of trading as investors bet the rising interest in Big Data would drive
its growth. Tableau surged 64 percent to $50.75.

The price of the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell 22/32 to 98 5/32,
increasing the yield to 1.95, from 1.88 on Thursday.



gandigoBligma from Panama
Comment 6 of 30, added on May 25th, 2013 at 5:34 AM.
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Stocks continued their climb into uncharted territory on Friday, racking up
the fourth week in a row of gains as encouraging economic data prompted
investors to buy shares of growth companies.

The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor¡¯s 500-stock index
finished at highs, driven by gains in energy and industrial shares. The
indexes have pushed to a series of high levels as part of the rally that
has lifted equities more than 16 percent for the year so far.

The Dow Jones industrial average gained 121.18 points, or 0.80 percent, to
close at a milestone 15,354.40. The S.& P. 500-stock index rose 17 points,
or 1.03 percent, to end at a record 1,667.42.

The Nasdaq composite index climbed 33.73 points, or 0.97 percent, to finish
at 3,498.97 ¡ª its highest close since October 2000.

In a sign of how far the market has come, the S.& P. 500 is about 1,000
points above the low it hit in March 2009 in the wake of the credit crisis
and recession.

¡°It¡¯s hard to hold this market down,¡± said Michael Sheldon, chief market
strategist at RDM Financial in Westport, Conn.

Data released on Friday showed Americans felt better about their economic
and financial prospects in early May, with consumer sentiment at its
highest in nearly six years, while a gauge of future economic activity rose
in April to a near five-year high.

¡°If you believe the economy is going to gradually get better and that
global growth will improve, the parts of the market that have not benefited
so far, like cyclicals, will probably be the next group to outperform,¡±
Mr. Sheldon said. Cyclical industries are those that do well when times are
good, like an airline that benefits from more people flying on vacation.

The S.& P. energy sector index gained 0.8 percent, with Exxon Mobil up 1.2
percent at $91.76.

Boeing shares led the S.& P. 500¡¯s industrial sector index higher with a
2.4 percent advance to $98.92, its highest since October 2007. The S.& P.
industrial index rose 1.4 percent.

The rate of growth in the economy has been expected to slow in the second
quarter as tighter fiscal policy started to take effect. But recent
improvements, including in the labor market and retail sales, suggest the
recovery remains resilient.

¡°We are still recovering,¡± said Doreen Mogavero, chief of Mogavero, Lee &
Company in New York, who also noted that the comeback was slow. She added
that markets in the United States, for all their troubles, were ¡°still the
best place to be at this moment.¡±

Earlier in Friday¡¯s session, the Dow touched a high at 15,357.40. For the
week, the Dow advanced 1.7 percent, while the S.& P. 500 climbed 2.1
percent and the Nasdaq rose 1.9 percent.

J. P. Morgan raised its year-end target for the S.& P. 500 to 1,715 from
1,580, implying a gain of just under 3.5 percent for the index for the rest
of the year.

¡°We realize investors are apprehensive about making fresh money purchases,
but we see the risk/reward as particularly attractive in technology, health
care and financials,¡± said the client note from Thomas Lee, J. P.
Morgan¡¯s United States equity strategist.

J. C. Penney shares lost 4.2 percent to $18.01 after the retailer reported
another steep quarterly loss on weak sales and heavy clearance deals, and
the chief executive, Myron Ullman, cautioned that he needed time to fix the
company¡¯s problems.

Tableau Software, a maker of data analysis software, surged in its first
day of trading as investors bet the rising interest in Big Data would drive
its growth. Tableau surged 64 percent to $50.75.

The price of the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell 22/32 to 98 5/32,
increasing the yield to 1.95, from 1.88 on Thursday.
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gandigoBligma from Antigua and Barbuda
Comment 5 of 30, added on April 26th, 2013 at 4:48 AM.
Its always necessary keep your teeth clean

A tooth (plural teeth) is a cheap, calcified, whitish order found in the
jaws (or mouths) of multitudinous vertebrates and used to break down food.
Some animals, particularly carnivores, also use teeth in behalf of hunting
or in place of defensive purposes. The roots of teeth are covered by means
of gums. Teeth are not made of bone, but fairly of multiple tissues of
varying density and hardness.

The general design of teeth is be like across the vertebrates, although
there is sizeable variation in their fabric and position. The teeth of
mammals get profound roots, and this figure is also initiate in some fish,
and in crocodilians. In most teleost fish, how, the teeth are attached to
the outer outside of the bone, while in lizards they are fastened to the
inner interface of the jaw alongside the same side. In cartilaginous fish,
such as sharks, the teeth are attached by perplexing ligaments to the hoops
of cartilage that construct the jaw.





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angesiaGela from Kenya
Comment 3 of 30, added on December 7th, 2005 at 12:11 PM.

it may be sad, but it's very much true...we are living in a sad, depressing
world...no one really truly cares for anyone else...everyone is fending for
themselves....and while that is what makes the poem so sad...that is also
what makes it so true.......

cynthia from United States
Comment 2 of 30, added on October 4th, 2005 at 11:18 AM.

As I scanned the list of poems by Sexton, this one jumped out immediate and
I was driven to read it. Not out of curiosity, but wondering if there was
a way to pen this factual event in meter, rhyme or refrain. What I
discovered is that she truly captured the essence of abuse..."Yesterday he
was walking
like a man in the world. He was upright and conservative but somehow
evasive, somehow contagious." These ordinary, upstanding, law-abiding men
morph into someone...or something...that breeds destruction behind closed
doors. I'm glad that I read it, can remember the pain and can be eternally
grateful for rising as the Phoenix from the ashes.


ramona from United States
Comment 1 of 30, added on December 13th, 2004 at 2:20 PM.

that is such an awsome poem! i am so intreasted in reading about this kind
of stuff it breaks my heart!

rashelle from United States

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Poet: Anne Sexton
Poem: The Wifebeater
Added: May 22 2003
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