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Plath’s “Daddy”

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from The Paris Review

Listen: Sylvia Plath Reads “Daddy”

Historical Event: At the age of eight, Plath's father died due to his late diagnosis of diabetes. The death if her father is reflected in her works, most prevalent throughout "The Beekeeper's Daughter," "Daddy," and "Colossus." Plath did not attend the funeral, she visited the grave 19 years after his death. (https://letterpile.com/writing/Sylvia-Plath-Her-Life-and-Importance-to-American-LIterature-and-History)

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from Society6

Sylvia: Air Art Print

"We should meet in another life/ We should meet in the air/ Me and you" -Sylvia Plath

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Sylvia Plath, American confessional poet and novelist - killed herself on this day in 1963, aged 30… Photo: Sylvia Plath w. Ted Hughes and his parents…

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from Brain Pickings

The Bed Book: Sylvia Plath’s Vintage Poems for Kids, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

The Bed Book: Sylvia Plaths Poems for Kids, Illustrated by Quentin Blake | Brain Pickings

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from The Huffington Post

PHOTOS: What You Don't Know About Sylvia Plath

Posted: 02/11/2013, Carl Rollyson: What You Don't Know About Sylvia Plath (PHOTOS)

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