Sylvia Plath speaks for herself in this unabridged edition of her journals. She began keeping diaries and journals at the age of eleven and continued this practice. A major literary event--the complete, uncensored journals of Sylvia Plath, published in their entirety for the first time. Sylvia Plath's journals were. Editorial Reviews. bestthing.info Review. In the decades that have followed Sylvia Plath's suicide in February , much has been written and speculated about.
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The only thing I could think of was turkey neck and turkey gizzards and I felt very depressed. From the tip of every branch, like a fat purple fig, a wonderful future beckoned and winked. One fig was a husband and happy home and children, and another fig was a famous poet and another fig was a brilliant professor, and another fig was Ee Gee, the amazing editor, and another fig was Constantin and Socrates and Attila and a pack of other lovers with queer names and offbeat professions, and another fig was an Olympic lady crew champion, and beyond and above these figs were many more figs I couldn't quite make out.
I thought a spectacular change would come over me the day I crossed the boundary line. I wanted each and every one of them, but choosing one meant losing all the rest, and, as I sat there, unable to decide, the figs began to wrinkle and go black, and, one by one, they plopped to the ground at my feet.
I'll be flying back and forth between one mutually exclusive thing and another for the rest of my days. I'll do that dancing.
Then he said, "Pretend you are drowning. Marco's leg slid forward against mine and my leg slid back and I seemed to be riveted against him, limb for limb, moving as he moved, without any will or knowledge of my own, and after a while I thought, "It doesn't take two to dance, it only takes one," and I let myself blow and bend like a tree in the wind.
Woman-haters were like gods: invulnerable and chock-full of power.
They descended, and then they disappeared. You could never catch one.
The obstacle seemed unreal to me. They disemboweled themselves when anything went wrong. I thought it would be easy, lying in the tub and seeing the redness flower from my wrists, flush after flush through the clear water, till I sank to sleep under a surface gaudy as poppies. But when it came right down to it, the skin of my wrist looked so white and defenseless that I couldn't do it.
It was as if what I wanted to kill wasn't in that skin or the thin blue pulse that jumped under my thumb, but somewhere else, deeper, more secret, and a whole lot harder to get at.
But Doctor Nolan only smiled at me as if something had pleased her very, very much and said, "I suppose you do. I was open to the circulating air.
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The unabridged journals of Sylvia Plath, Author: New York: Anchor Books, Presents the complete journals of twentieth-century American author Sylvia Plath, from to , transcribed from her original manuscripts. Show all links.
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Be the first to like this. In , Sylvia Plath moved to 26 Elmwood Road, Wellesley, Massachusetts, with her mother, brother, and maternal grandparents. References to additional manuscript at Smith College and at other institutions are included in the notes when appropriate. Women in numbers have always disturbed me Do I like to write? Please verify that you are not a robot.
And that was not something I could do.