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Ethan Martinez 10/7/09 B3 The Bell Jar Literature Review Harris, Mason. 'The Bell Jar, West Coast Review." Sylvia Plath: The Critical Heritage. Ed. Linda W. Wagner. New York: Routledge, 1988, 107-113. This article contains a lot of criticism of Sylvia Plath and The Bell Jar. Mason Harris, an associate Professor of English, first criticizes the nature of the book and its artistic compared to the rest of Plath’s work. Then He goes on to discuss the actual biographical nature of the book. The Bell Jar’s nature of Esther Greenwood ties to Plath very intensely. The criticism compares the transition from childhood to maturity as a “daring leap across an abyss” (109). Esther does not like babes because they represent the ideal of total domesticity which is emphasized in this article. Then Harris uses a comparison between Plath’s poetry and imagery of a baby from The Bell Jar. This allows for the connection between the novel and the time period. The final idea
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2010 for the course MATH 9999 taught by Professor Harrison during the Spring '10 term at 東京大学.

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