The Bell Jar

(Perennial Classics)

by | Publisher: HarperCollins
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| 25 total contributions of which 20 reviews , 4 quotes , 1 image , 0 notes , 0 video
The Bell Jar is a classic of American literature, with over two million copies sold in this country. This extraordinary work chronicles the crackup of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, successful -- but slowly going under,
Quando leggo Sylvia Plath provo tenerezza per me stessa, e il motivo è semplice: le sue paure sono identiche alle mie e a quelle di molte donne. Avviene una sorta di sovrapposizione tra i grandi dubbi che spesso non mi fanno dormire la notte e i suo...Continua
Claky
Wrote 10/17/19
SPOILER ALERT
A must you have to read during adolescence.
I've started with the diaries, to get closer to Sylvia, better than the usual story about her: the oven suicide. She was a brilliant, from zero to everything, girl which has fought to obtain what she ever wanted. I can relate to her, what she did and...Continua
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...Continua
Mati
Wrote 3/30/16
Triste
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 malatti...Continua
Anto Dng93
Wrote 5/31/14
Buona visione :)

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fran_ces
Wrote Oct 06, 2011, 06:48
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...Continua
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fran_ces
Wrote Oct 06, 2011, 06:46
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 kitc...Continua
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fran_ces
Wrote Oct 06, 2011, 06:43
The trouble was, I hated the idea of serving men in any way. I wanted to dictate my own thrilling letters.
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fran_ces
Wrote Oct 05, 2011, 12:42
I hate handing over money to people for doing what I could just as easily do myself, it makes me nervous.
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Debora
Wrote Nov 07, 2018, 23:11

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