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Analysis and comments on A Life by Sylvia Plath

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Comment 19 of 75, added on March 13th, 2012 at 11:10 PM.
Brilliance..Isolation

Sylvia scampers through thoughts that grip and then keep going. Like a
weird red thread of sadness she shows us the jumbled thoughts and isolation
a person feels in a depressed state, suffering a breakdown, surrounded by
those who care little. "The inhabitants are like a cork, everyone is busy"
while she is not. Also a feeling many writers/poets have when all around
everyone else seems to be rushing. And "She lives quietly with no
attachments, like a foetus in a bottle". Now that is profound sadness.

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Comment 18 of 75, added on March 8th, 2012 at 2:05 PM.
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Comment 17 of 75, added on October 10th, 2011 at 3:41 AM.
A Life

there are many thing that sylvia plath communication to people through.I
believe that in this peom she was expressing her fear to getting old.she
expresses that in "the future is a grey sea gull"

ajina from India
Comment 16 of 75, added on May 14th, 2011 at 1:48 PM.
poem

There are many things that Sylvia Plath communicates to people through. I
believe that in this poem she was expressing her fear of getting old. She
expresses that in “the future is a grey sea gull.” At the time that she was
writing this poem she was having a daughter and that is shown in the line
“age and terror like nurses attend her.” The strange way that she words
things makes you really think about them to understand what her feelings
were like. It’s kind of funny because she named the poem ‘a life’ when it
is about death.

george from United States

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Poet: Sylvia Plath
Poem: A Life
Added: Feb 21 2003
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Poem of the Day: Apr 20 2004


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