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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I desire the things that will destroy me in the end.

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I hated these visits, because I kept feeling the vis...

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If neurotic is wanting two mutually exclusive things...

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Ready for a new life

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The silence depressed me. It wasn't the silence of s...

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I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of...

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Dancing is the normal prelude to intercourse

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This boy - his name was Eric - said he thought it di...

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All, all, becomes profitable. Education is of the mo...

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There was a beautiful time...

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The future is what matters – because one never reach...

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Although, I admit, I desire,Occasionally, some backt...

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I didn’t want any flowers, I only wantedTo lie with ...

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Life was not to be sitting in hot amorphic leisure i...

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Remember, remember, this is now, and now, and now. L...

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Feel oddly barren. My sickness is when words draw in...

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The thought that I might kill myself formed in my mi...

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A little thing, like children putting flowers in my ...

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