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Analysis and comments on You're by Sylvia Plath

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Comment 22 of 92, added on March 24th, 2011 at 5:00 AM.
This poem

I f so good after reading this. It helped me get through my pregnancy with
Adam Lambert.

Thanks Sylvia :P

Justin Bieber from United States
Comment 21 of 92, added on March 23rd, 2011 at 10:57 PM.
You Are - Sylvia Plath

I want to draw her. I have rebonded hair after my pregnancy. :P

Jacqueline Liew from Singapore
Comment 20 of 92, added on March 22nd, 2011 at 10:16 AM.

i feel that this poem really brings out the emotions that a pregnant women
is feeling. Well done sylvia.

Zangoose from Singapore
Comment 19 of 92, added on March 22nd, 2011 at 6:22 AM.
You are - Sylvia Plath

I hated it and I seriously wanted to find Sylvia and burn her at the stake
for writing such a dull, disgusting piece of rubbish. Spoilt my day,
seriously.

Simon Seetoh from Singapore
Comment 18 of 92, added on March 9th, 2011 at 7:28 PM.
You are by Sylvia Plath

This poem is retarded. The End :P

Govindasamy Loganathan from Singapore
Comment 17 of 92, added on December 23rd, 2010 at 6:38 AM.

heart touching and fantastic poem written by slvia

tisha from Pakistan
Comment 16 of 92, added on February 21st, 2010 at 9:07 AM.

I like this poem

Olivia from Brazil
Comment 15 of 92, added on December 17th, 2009 at 9:35 AM.

This poem was forwarded to me by a male friend during my pregnancy. The
reference to calendar events - 4th July to All Fool's Day was perfectly
timed for me and so the poem resonated even more so. But it's the second
stanza where she describes 'A creel of eels, all ripples'/ 'Jumpy as a
Mexican bean' that you can feel what it's like to have a baby inside. She
also gives insight into how an expectant mother feels towards their unborn
child 'Looked for like mail' / 'Farther off than Australia' / 'A clean
slate, with your own face on'. Never will a woman be so intimately tied to
another person for so long and yet not know them. In some ways they don't
yet exist in this world and she can't seem to find them no matter how far
she looks. It's the most amazing and contradictory experience.
Maybe this is a poem best appreciated by women although I see some men find
the descriptions very effective. To call admirers of the poem 'stupid'
lacks empathy which is what I think a good comprehension of this poem
requires.

Kelly from United Kingdom
Comment 14 of 92, added on December 11th, 2009 at 7:38 AM.

no it doesn't, you're all so stupid

Harry Coen from Brunei Darussalam, Negara
Comment 13 of 92, added on September 14th, 2009 at 3:05 PM.

this poem is just lovely..we´ve discussed it in our english class today and
i really enjoyed it :) it has so many wonderful pictures in it and it
discribes the love to her unborn child in such a beautiful way...

sarita from United Kingdom

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Poet: Sylvia Plath
Poem: You're
Volume: The Collected Poems
Year: 1960
Added: Feb 20 2003
Viewed: 58198 times
Poem of the Day: Jan 22 2010


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