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Damsels in Misery: A Portrayal of Younger Girls in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar and Jeffrey Eugenides' The Virgin Suicides. Jordan fills Nick on Daisy and Tom's marriage ceremony. This time, whereas I was there, I learn an eye-opening biography of Sylvia Plath known as Pain, Events and Work: Sylvia Plath in New York, Summer 1953 I finished it earlier than the journey was over. The book begins in New York Metropolis at a month-lengthy visitor-editor program for a ladies's journal. Nick enters the home to see Daisy and Jordan doing what they do finest: carrying white clothes and listening to Tom speak on the phone to his mistress.
Esther, or maybe even Sylvia, could not select only one fig,â€ or one function â€” that's, she could not be only a mother, or only a housewife,â€ or just a one-dimensional editor, or a spinster professor; subsequently, Esther needed to invent other names and other masks. Plath's maturity or immaturity aren't really the purpose right here - it is her capacity to offer kind to the type of conflicts younger girls faced then and still face in such a visceral approach that makes the guide, and her work, nonetheless meaningful.
Buddy asks, in a splendidly phrased sentence, "Do you assume there's something in me that drives women crazy?" (BJ 20) First Esther, then Joan. I discovered The Silent Girl: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes by Janet Malcolm fascinating, and could be a very good place to begin because it offers with