Background Notes on Sylvia Plath
Sylvia's early years were influenced by the living near the ocean. I sometimes think
my vision of the sea is the clearest thing I own.
Her experiences of family life caused her to feel inner conflicts and pa
Sylvia Plath Background Notes
Biographical Context (1932-1963)
Self threatened by a male-dominated marriage, fascism and war
Traumatic loss of father influenced her poetry
Failure of her marriage to Ted Hughes lead to her depression and ultimately her sui
Lady Lazarus is a poem by Sylvia Plath that is about her suicide attempts and her
yearning for death. She detests the temporal as it is merely a theatrical
Q1- Writers Values
Plath has attempted suicide twice before the poem, but she
Comparative Chart of The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea and Confessions
The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with
Author Yukio Mishima
Post WWII Japan
The Applicant Analysis
Written during 1960s as women were being liberated from the patriarchal norms of
society, marriage constraints were lifted, leaving very little value in marriage reflects Plaths satire of marriage in the poem.
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The Disquieting Muses Analysis
The Disquieting Muses is a painting by the Italian metaphysical painter Giorgio de Chirico
Muses in painting are depicted as a part of a sinister world.
o Mouthless, eyeless, with stitched bald head Description of
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The idea that morality and religion share a connection has existed since Ancient Greek.
Substantial analyses of religion and morality by dominant philosophical figures namely Homer,
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Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung
Throughout the end of the 19th century to today, the study of psychology has become
prevalent with the work of two of the most influential names in psychology.
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Incompetence in the Work Force
In todays developing workforce, one can find various individuals who exhibit their own
unique qualities. In the mundane office space, there is always an e
Influence of context on writer/ text
o Does it add conflict/ tension / depression to text?
o Reflect text?
o Type: psychologi