Plath creates a collection which provokes a biographical reading, this prevents the reader removing Plath’s from her own writing. The poem Morning Song was written early in her career. The poem describes the birth of a child and the unknowingness that surrounded this new child. In 1960 Plath’s first child, Frieda, was born. Morning Song was written in 1961which influences a biographical reading surrounding this poem. The tone of this poem is quite different to the rest the collection, as the tone is much more sincere and delicate, like the new born baby. However, Plath descri...
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... aspect for Plath’s poetry. This aspect creates knowledge for wider issues in society which is very important if people want equal and well informed societies. The use of issues which were present in Plath’s life and specific details about her life makes separating the societal, political and historical events present in the poetry extremely difficult. However, this does not decrease the value of Plath’s work. It does create controversy and mixed opinions but it is not necessary to try to separate Plath’s life from the poetry. Her personal opinions and stories create a new dimension to poetry that society was not use to. Confessional poetry is a style which creates valuable poetry which is impossible to remove the author from the poem. However, Ariel does not need to be separated from Plath’s life as her stories create more value than ever seen before in poetry.
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