AUTHOR | SYLVIA PLATH



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Sylvia Plath | Poet, novelist, short story writer



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Sylvia Plath was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she studied at Smith College and Newnham College at the University of Cambridge, before receiving acclaim as a poet and writer. She married fellow poet Ted Hughes in 1956. they lived together in the United States and then the United Kingdom, and had two children, Frieda and Nicholas. Plath was clinically depressed for most of her adult life. She died by suicide in 1963.
Plath is credited with advancing the genre of confessional poetry and is best known for her two published collections, The Colossus and Other Poems, and Ariel. In 1982, she won a posthumous Pulitzer Prize for The Collected Poems. She also wrote The Bell Jar, a semi-autobiographical novel published shortly before her death.


Born: 1932-10-27

Born in: Boston, Massachusetts, US

Died: 1963-02-11







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God, who am I?

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My flesh winced, in cowardice, from such a death.

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Stasis in darkness.Then the substanceless blue

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So much working, reading, thinking, living to do! A ...

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O love, how did you get here?--Nick and the Candlestick

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Love is a shadow. How you lie and cry after it

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let me live, love, and say it well in good sentences

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Is it the sea you hear in me,Its dissatisfactions?Or...

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The blood jet is poetryThere is no stopping it.

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If you expect nothing from anybody, you’re never dis...

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The trouble about jumping was that if you didn't pic...

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I told him I believed in hell, and that certain peop...

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But when it came right down to it, the skin of my wr...

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Dying is an art.Like everything else,I do it excepti...

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I don't see,' I said, 'how people stand being old. Y...

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Usually after a good puke you feel better right away...

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Hurl yourself at goals above your head and bear the ...

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I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift ...

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I have the choice of being constantly active and hap...

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I like people too much or not at all. I've got to go...

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