The Bell Jar chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under--maybe for the last time. Sylvia Plath masterfully draws the reader into Esther's breakdown with such ...
uch intensity that Esther's insanity becomes completely real and even rational, as probable and accessible an experiece as going to the movies. Such deep penetration into the dark and harrowing corners of the psyche is an extraordinary accomplishment and has made The Bell Jar a haunting American classic.
The bell jar was a beautifully written story of a young girl who is going through a break down. Things were going so well for Easther - she is a brilliant aspiring author who has won scholarships and notoriety for her scholarly accomplishments. This
..." all comes crashing down with one rejection letter that sends her on a down ward spiral. This story tells that downward spiral of the young creative girl and her being committed to a asylum and her treatment. This book considers all of the things that are occurring from Easthers eyes so the reader gets a first hand account of everything. Continua...Nascondi
Un libro emotivamente difficile che mi ha lasciato molta tristezza Parte leggero e frizzante e mi ha ricordato un po' Il meglio della vita, poi ovviamente diventa qualcos'altro e l'umore della protagonista, la sua malattia, la sua vita con la
..."on la malattia mi ha reso difficile scindere il libro dalla vita dell'autrice e quindi mi e' anche difficile dara un giudizio al libro, che e; molto bello ma come ho detto gia' molto tristeContinua...Nascondi
I also remembered Buddy Willard saying in a sinister, knowing way that after I had children I would feel differently, maybe it was true that when you were married and had children it was like being brainwashed, and afterwards you went about numb as
... a slave in some private, totalitarian state.Continua...Nascondi
And I knew that in spite of all the roses and kisses and restaurant dinners a man showered on a woman before he married her, what he secretly wanted when the wedding service ended was for her to flatten out underneath his feet like Mrs Willard’s
... kitchen mat.Continua...Nascondi