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Analysis and comments on Paralytic by Sylvia Plath

Comment 6 of 6, added on April 13th, 2014 at 4:02 PM.
Thanks, Katie. I ha

Thanks, Katie. I have really eenyojd writing out the story. Reading that
book brought back so many memories and they all just started pouring out.
I was planning to wrap this all up in two little posts, but quickly found
out it was going to take a few more than that!

Florence from Czech Republic
Comment 5 of 6, added on August 1st, 2012 at 2:26 PM.
Poetry

The world is receding from the poetess , and she is perplexed and confused
with the running adjustments of her fellow comrades . No where she can
anchor her faith and feels sorrowfully disgusted .

Subrata Ray from India
Comment 4 of 6, added on August 21st, 2011 at 8:11 PM.
obviously its depressing

To Mr. Cooper from the US, obviously its a depressing poem. The poem was
about her imminent suicide. Kudos to the poem also, its as amazing as a
white unicorn. xx

navajo tane from Australia
Comment 3 of 6, added on May 6th, 2009 at 6:30 AM.

'My mind a rock' shows slyvia has lost the will to think and live. She
feels trapped in her own mind and has lost all confidence in herself and
life.

Linda Frenwick from Canada
Comment 2 of 6, added on January 28th, 2006 at 8:13 AM.

I found this a rather depressing poem, but nonetheless moving. And like he
before be, I am aghast that this poem is so ignored. It is a work of art
and truly one of Plath's greatest pieces.

Tim Cooper from United States
Comment 1 of 6, added on May 27th, 2005 at 10:19 PM.

first, let me start by saying
I CANNOT BELIEVE NOT ONE PERSON HAS LEFT A COMMENT ON THIS POEM!
it, like 'cut' as those certain elements. the exact placement of words that
make it immacuate and un- faulted. short poetry almost has another life to
itself. it direct and stright forward.


jamie mcginlay from Australia

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