Sylvia Plath

(October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963 / Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts)

A Life - Poem by Sylvia Plath


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Comments about A Life by Sylvia Plath

  • (2/28/2018 12:47:00 AM)


    Amazing writing (Report) Reply

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  • (3/2/2009 2:30:00 PM)


    Beauty's pain gives her name, her light in flame, her death is fame. (Report) Reply

  • (2/14/2008 8:54:00 AM)


    She is an insane genius! (Report) Reply

  • (6/13/2007 1:26:00 AM)


    Great imagery. I lover the last stanza - especially the line 'The future is a grey seagull'. Reminds me of a seagul I saw in Brighton on one dull rainy day. (Report) Reply

  • (4/4/2007 6:34:00 PM)


    this poem is great but I think it needs more of a big idea and a theme (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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