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Analysis and comments on The Thin People by Sylvia Plath

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Comment 7 of 516, added on January 11th, 2010 at 7:32 AM.
reply to most replies

This page is entitled analysis and comments, while some of you have
succeeded in pointing out the obvious lack of backing on certain
statements, the greater of you have failed at all but offering praise to
the poem and poet. While understandably the first comment may seem to be of
rudimentary intellect but so is the fact that too many here fail to
recognize that it is someone's opinion, the mere fact that it has no
relevant proof for its statement does not in any way mean that no proof can
be found for it.

Yes i agree that this poem is most likely about the holocaust and
anti-semitism, but look at Plath's word choice and tone, there is a certain
air to it that possibly comments on the victims eventually victimizing
themselves. No where in the poem are the thin people done any harm by
anyone but themselves. She seems to communicate that their mere presence
ruins her picture perfect world.

Was that what was being communicated? When looking at it within the context
of who Plath is or at least who she was conceived to be, then quite
possibly this poem is a commentary on how the perfect world she was placed
in may not have actually been the right one.

So yes, this poem may have everything to do with the literal thin people.
Men and women starving themselves in order to be embraced by society is not
exclusive to "pop-culture", if you do not believe me on this then surely
you must also believe that the use of corsets are of “our” time. At plath’s
time and long before it being thin was a requirement for women and quite
possibly this poem was as previously stated her commentary on the views on
women, and the self-masiquistic procedures they must put themselves through
in order to achieve what society wanted them to achieve.


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Poet: Sylvia Plath
Poem: The Thin People
Volume: The Collected Poems
Year: 1957
Added: Feb 20 2003
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