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Analysis and comments on Mad Girl's Love Song by Sylvia Plath

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Comment 55 of 195, added on April 19th, 2006 at 2:06 PM.

I read this poem and I find it wonderful! I did not know Plath but she is
for sure wonderful!!!

Bruna from Brazil
Comment 54 of 195, added on April 13th, 2006 at 4:20 PM.

i just LOOOVE this poem.
does anyone know if there is a book that has this poem in it? and if so,
can you please tell me the title of the book?

becky from United States
Comment 53 of 195, added on April 10th, 2006 at 5:19 AM.

This poem is astounding. It makes you really think..

Ryan from United States
Comment 52 of 195, added on February 22nd, 2006 at 10:33 AM.

yes this is tragic but also it is beautiful... love doesnt have to be
perfect.. love is insainty ...

Kari from Italy
Comment 51 of 195, added on February 22nd, 2006 at 6:18 AM.

hai pls send the beauitful love poem

raj from India
Comment 50 of 195, added on February 19th, 2006 at 8:12 PM.

mad girl's love song published in a book called Writing on the Water by
Jane Slavin. on Ebay siennascloset is selling them. It's a fabulous book.
Read it in a day and a night.

fierceflames from United Kingdom
Comment 49 of 195, added on January 29th, 2006 at 1:08 AM.

the line "i think i made you up inside my head" really makes allot of
sense. my understanding of that is, perhaps she was in love with the idea
of some one, they were ultimately a facade, and they dissappointed her in
the end. she shows an insane amount of relevance to todays socity of women,
for a woman of the 50's.

Sinead from Australia
Comment 48 of 195, added on January 26th, 2006 at 10:21 PM.

Don't you think that the title, "Mad Girl's Love Song" could have two
different meanings? Mad- angry and mad- crazy. Hmm. Thanks for that info
Sucheta, it really made me think!

Addie from United States
Comment 47 of 195, added on January 17th, 2006 at 6:13 AM.

the first few lines of this peom are so beautiful, i cried the second i
read them for the first time.
i think she was a beautiful mind and a great voice for those who are
depressed in a world where depression is carried such a stigma.

Becca from United Kingdom
Comment 46 of 195, added on January 3rd, 2006 at 6:14 PM.

Its not neccisarially about the first love, just how it feels when one
first falls in love with someone else. You wonder if it can be true, and
question constantly if this is real. This poem, I belive, focuses more on
unrequited love since she talks of the way he didn't return, and didn't do
as she had hoped. I like the poem, and although not my favorite work of
hers, its very very well done and probably the best is terms of style out
of all her work.

Molly from United States

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Poet: Sylvia Plath
Poem: Mad Girl's Love Song
Added: Feb 20 2003
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Poem of the Day: Apr 10 2006


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