January in 1963 the winter was brutal, and it caused her depression to get even worse. Plath put her children to sleep, stuffed a towel ... ... middle of paper ... ...age a person can hold a grudge for forever and have it ruin their life, like it did to Sylvia Plath. The song we chose for our presentation is I’m OK by Christina Aguilera. This song is an emotional song, about a girl who grew up with an abusive dad. The song connects perfectly with the poem “daddy” because they both talk about how they looked up to their father, but he was a bad man, and the song and poem, both turn angry, and upset with their father.
When she was only eight, she lost her father to an illness he had battled for some time. The death of her father haunted her throughout her entire life and it seemed as though it was an obsession of sorts for Plath. All the while, she strived to reach a level of perfection that was unattainable. As a result, she always felt that she was not good enough. She attempted suicide for the first time when she was in college, but following treatment she returned to school and finished.
Never stable even as a girl, she was shattered by her husband's suicide and the circumstances surrounding it. Later the harrowing deaths at Belle Reve with which she evidently had to cope on her own, also took their toll. By this time she had begun her descent into promiscuity and alcoholism, and in order to blot out the ugliness of her life she created her fantasy world of adoring respectful admirers, of romantic
Their thoughtless behavior carries on through their marriage as they both partake in affairs and emotionally torture their partners. When the Buchanans show their next act of carelessness it results in the death of three people. In “The Great Gatsby”, Tom and Daisy continually show how careless they are and there are many repercussions to their actions. Tom and Daisy Buchanan originally show how careless they are by deciding to get married and having love play a very small role in the decision. Daisy’s love for Jay Gatsby is undeniable, but as he spent many years away from her, the pressure to do something with her life grew.
Linda and Lady Macbeth both play massive roles in the demise of their husbands. In Macbeth we see how drastically Lady Macbeth changes him, whether Lady Macbeth believes it is for the best she is mistaken. Linda Loman also plays a part in Willy’s downfall because she in very much aware of his suicide attempts and does not attend to his serious needs. "I don't say he's a great man. Willy Loman never made a lot of money.
Stanley also believes that Blanche has conned him and his wife out of the family mansion. In his opinion, she is a good-for-nothing "leech" that has attached itself to his household, and is just living off him. Blanche's lifelong habit of avoiding unpleasant realities leads to her breakdown as seen in her irrational response to death, her dependency, and her inability to defend herself from Stanley's attacks. Blanche’s situation with her husband is the key to her later behavior. She married rather early at the age of sixteen to whom a boy she believed was a perfect gentleman.
Sylvia Plath began writing at a very young at the age of eight. She submitted her first poem into the children’s section of the Boston Herald in 1941. The poem was named “Point Shirley” this story was about the description of her grandparents’ house when she moved to Point Shirley, Massachusetts. A week after she turned eight, her father died on November 5, 1940 due to untreated diabetes after his foot was amputated. She then turned to her writing and sealed herself off from society.
After many weeks in bed, she receives the news that Lindsay, her old love, committed suicide. Feeling guilty for his death, the guilt of hurting her husband, and the crippling pain of her sickness, her depression swallows any hope left in her. She takes her life on January 29, 1933, after being trapped once again through failed love, depression, and her illness.
Sylvia Plath was born October 27, 1932 in Boston Massachusetts. She was raised by her mother Aurelia Schober who married Otto Plath. Sylvia was a poet and a short story writer. She studied at Smith College in the University of Cambridge. Plath had two children, Frieda Hughes and Nicholas Hughes after marrying her husband Ted Hughes in 1956.
Polonius and Laertes’ underlying assumption that Ophelia is a virgin cause them to make demands that present consequences down the line. It can even be argued that Ophelia eventually goes mad because of all the patriarchal oppression presented by her father and brother. Ophelia has no choice but to comply because she is in some sense at the hands of her father and brother’s decisions until she is married. Additionally, because her virginity is so significant to her family, once her father is slain by Hamlet, she begins to feel guilty. As she processes this guilt, it possibly transforms into the episode presented in Act