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 have stitched life into me like a rare organ

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And of course I didn't know who would marry me now t...

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In the German tongue, in the Polish townScraped flat...

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I talk to God but the sky is empty.

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Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, i...

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A man's world is different from a woman's world and ...

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And I knew that in spite of all the roses and kisses...

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If the moon smiled, she would resemble you.You leave...

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brave love, dreamnot of staunching such strict flame...

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I’ll never speak to God again.

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What I fear most, I think, is the death of the imagi...

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The truth comes to me. The truth loves me.

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I am not cruel –only truthful.

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I wanted to crawl in between those black lines of pr...

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Is there no way out of the mind?

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Why do we electrocute men for murdering an individua...

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This woman lawyer said the best men wanted to be pur...

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