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Analysis and comments on Edge by Sylvia Plath

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Comment 8 of 28, added on October 12th, 2005 at 5:56 PM.

I think that this poem is beautiful. It makes me think about how terribly
lost and sad she must have been to write something so powerful about her
own forthcoming death.

Marie from Canada
Comment 7 of 28, added on September 28th, 2005 at 8:05 AM.

I for one think this poem is awesome *pokes Linz*

Rhia from Canada
Comment 6 of 28, added on September 27th, 2005 at 4:54 AM.

this poem holds a despairing and reflective tone as the poet reaches the
edge of her life, hence the title "Edge". plath uses powerful language
throughout the poem ans the recurring image of the moon also appears in
this particular plath poem, which in this case plath personifies as
"staring from the hood of bone".

Kiki from Australia
Comment 5 of 28, added on May 5th, 2005 at 2:31 AM.

This poem is so terribly sad. I wish I could race back through time and
carry her to help. I want to rescue Sylvia from herself. She is so very
sad, and her children left with her legacy. Such a tragic story...

Erin from United States
Comment 4 of 28, added on April 15th, 2005 at 1:12 PM.

Im glad i'm a free American so i can voice my oppinion. Sylvia Plath is
stupid! This is the worst peom EVER!!! SUCK IT PIGS!!

LinZ from United States
Comment 3 of 28, added on March 21st, 2005 at 8:46 AM.

this poem just rises above so many others knowing it was her
last.beautiful.

jesika from United States
Comment 2 of 28, added on December 25th, 2004 at 8:06 PM.

this is 1 ofmy fave plath poems.it is haunting + frightening.plath is
rewriting greek mythology.she's a modern-day medea in this poem-except
medea kills herself.plath truely made dying an art asshe said in''lady
lazaraus''.so creaive she was!

natalie from United States
Comment 1 of 28, added on December 11th, 2004 at 9:37 PM.

This is about her acheving perfection threw dealth, she wrote this poem 4
days before she commeted her sucide. The moon describes her miond and how
it continues to go on though her body isn't there even the poems names
means standing on the brenkof living and dying

Taylor from United States

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Poet: Sylvia Plath
Poem: Edge
Volume: The Collected Poems
Year: 1963
Added: Feb 20 2003
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