Comment 3 of 3, added on September 18th, 2011 at 5:01 AM.
Comment 2 of 3, added on June 26th, 2010 at 7:15 AM.
Yes, it was Buddy Willard that introduced Esther to cadavers. Sylvia
described it in the Bell Jar.
Emile Moelich from South Africa
Comment 1 of 3, added on April 12th, 2010 at 11:38 AM.
Two Views of a Cadaver
The first view reminds of a part in 'The Bell Jar' when Esther is taken by
Buddy to his Medical school and she sees the cadavers and dead babies.
The charcter of Buddy in the book is based upon a boyfriend of hers from
The idea of seeing cadavers is used twice in two different kinds of writing
therefore showing that this probably happend to Plath in real life and had
quite large effect on her.
Selina Demitri from United Kingdom