Sylvia Plath

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

The Colossus - Poem by Sylvia Plath


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Comments about The Colossus by Sylvia Plath

  • (8/4/2015 12:14:00 PM)


    this poem is one of my favorites (Report) Reply

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  • (11/22/2008 8:16:00 AM)


    i read this poem twice and i found that here plath establishes a contract between past glory and present downfall and also between the big and small. but, according to me, there should be harmony between thought in action so that a person will be able to clilng his or her own attitude as well as aptitude and as a result there will be no space for a pain as sylvia plath suffered. (Report) Reply

  • Supratim Chaliha (6/3/2007 9:31:00 AM)


    I HAD THIS POEM IN MY B.A 1ST YEAR COURSE. I ALWAYS LIKED THIS POEM AND DONT KNOW WHY! ! WHENEVER I READ THIS, IT ALWAYS CRIPPLES MY HEART AND MIND. IT CLEARLY REFLECTS THE PAIN OF ELECTRA COMPLEX THAT SYLVIA PLATH SUFFERED FROM. I FIND IT SO INTENSE. DONT U THINK SO? ? (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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