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Black Rook in Rainy Weather
Black Rook in Rainy Weather - presentation


Sylvia Plath. Pg. 177. Journals, April 1953. “‘If only something would happen!’ Something being the revelation that transfigures existence; works a miraculous presto-. chango. upon the mundane mortal world – turning the toads and cockroaches back into handsome fairy princes.

Use of Oxymoron in “Mushrooms” by Sylvia Plath
Use of Oxymoron in “Mushrooms” by Sylvia Plath - presentation


Definition of oxymoron = a combination of contradictory or incongruous words such as ‘soft rock’ or ‘cruel kindness.’. Example quotation of device from poem = “soft fists” from line 10.. Effect = when a poet uses an oxymoron it points out a contradictory idea which draws the reader’s attention. It suggests to the reader that they look closely. In this poem the “soft fists” remind the reader that, although mushrooms are soft, they have to be powerful and strong (as in “fists”) to push their way through hard earth overnight. Perhaps the reader has never before recognized the strength of a mushroom. .

“Arrival of the Bee Box”
“Arrival of the Bee Box” - presentation


Sylvia Plath . Pg. 194. Content Summary. In this poem, Sylvia Plath expresses a desire to be in control. She feels she has to deal with a dangerous situation – the arrival of a bee box. . At first she is not in control. She panics. .

Introduction to 'Ariel'
Introduction to 'Ariel' - presentation


Sylvia Plath. Sylvia Plath. B. orn. . October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963. ). , . Boston, Massachusetts. . O. ne . of the most renowned and influential poets, novelists, and short story writers of the 20th century. .

ENGL - presentation


6480/7480 | Studies . in Contemporary Literature: . Mad Men . and the Sixties. .  . Dr. David Lavery. Summer 2015.  . Sylvia Plath. Sylvia Plath. (1932-1963). ENGL . 6480/7480 | Studies . in Contemporary Literature: .

The Arrival of the Bee Box
The Arrival of the Bee Box - presentation


By. Sylvia Plath. The Arrival Of The Bee Box. By Sylvia Plath.. Created by. Daniel Lambert. In the first stanza, Plath simply states a fact with the image of the 'clean wood box'. Then she uses a simile in which she compares the box to a square chair:.

Confessional Poetry
Confessional Poetry - presentation


Vivid & personal. 1950’s & 1960’s. Revealing the self through poetry. American poets. Robert Lowell (1917-1977). W. D. Snodgrass (1926-2009). Sylvia Plath (1932-1963). Anne Sexton (1928-1974).

Ariel - presentation


The eponymous poem: pages 28-29. The title. What does the title suggest. ?. (Consider what you already know about ‘The Tempest’…can you also consider any PRS knowledge you have here?). N.B Ariel was the name of the stallion on who Plath learnt to ride. .

MIRROR - presentation


~By . Sylvia Plath. ABOUT THE AUTHOR. Sylvia Plath(1932-1963) was an American poet, novelist and short story writer.. She was an excellent writer but suffered from prolong depression. She even made unsuccessful suicide attempts..

Nick and the candlestick
Nick and the candlestick - presentation


p. 32. Nick and the candlestick (p. 32). This was written in 1962 and is, very simply, about walking into Nick’s (her second child’s) room during the night, using a candlestick to see where she is going..

Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath - presentation


A Sullivan and Costa Production. “Two Lovers And A Beachcomber By The Real Sea”. “Mad Girl’s Love Song”. “Cinderella”. “Contusion”. Who is Sylvia Plath?. Born on October 27. th. , 1932 in Boston, MA.

Poppies in July Sylvia Plath
Poppies in July Sylvia Plath - presentation


Textbook Pg. 192. Poppies in July. Poppies in July. Word association:. . What do you think of when you see poppies in this image?. Can you predict what this poem . is about?. Poppies in July. Read the text.

‘daddy’ - presentation


pp. 48-50. Sylvia and . otto. . plath. What do you already know about Otto Plath (Sylvia’s father) and her relationship with him?. Based on this, what style/ subject/ tone do you expect from a poem entitled ‘Daddy’? .

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Monosyllable Poems Plath a wife who writes who writes you teach at Smith put words on page with rage at time when Ted strays strong words come pound thoughts to page when death chokes your words live

In their entwined sleep they exchanged arms and legs
In their entwined sleep they exchanged arms and legs - presentation


In their dreams their brains took each other hostage. In the morning they wore each other’s face. The Hawk in the Rain.  . by . Ted Hughes .  . I drown in the drumming . ploughland. , I drag up. Heel after heel from the swallowing of the earth’s mouth,.

Plath - The  Arrival of the
Plath - The Arrival of the - presentation


Bee Box. Date:. Objectives: . Introduce and annotate the poem. Explore the theme of control.. Warm-up - Bees. When a poet uses a metaphor, it depends on pre-existing notions about a thing. . What words or ideas pop into your head when you think of bees..

Sylvia Plath Jessica  Bither
Sylvia Plath Jessica Bither - presentation


& Michelle . Esch. July 15, 2009. English 413H. Biography. Born: 1932. Died: 1963. Victoria Lucas. Assia. . Wevill. Psychological Disorder. Confessional Poetry. The Colossus. The . Colossus of Rhodes – Helios.

Identity in
Identity in - presentation


plath’s. poetry: the APPLICANT. pp. 6-7. Identity in . plath’s. poetry. In pairs, recap where we have seen ideas about identity in Plath’s ‘parenthood’ and ‘nature’ poems. . As you have seen in ‘Ariel’ and ‘Poppies,’ Plath was interested in the ways in which women were objectified and subjugated in society. How does this link to the theme of identity?.

Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath - presentation


By: Savanna Warren. Background. *Born in Boston on October 27, 1932. *Depressed throughout her life. *Attempted suicide twice. *First Published at age 8. *Lived back and forth in the US and England. Popular Work.

Guidelines for Answering
Guidelines for Answering - presentation


Studied Poetry . You Must Know!. Theme . Techniques . When Answering . Keep in mind all features of the poem, do not concentrate on summing up the whole poem.. SMILES . should help you stay on track and stop you summarising!.

By Lizzy Barthelemy
By Lizzy Barthelemy - presentation


“I . blissfully. succumbed. to . the. . whirling. . blackness. . that. . I. . honestly. . believed. . was. . eternal. . oblivion.”. Life. Born in 1932 to middle class parents in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.

The Eye Mote
The Eye Mote - presentation


An IB English Presentation. Situate the Poem. Background. Published/written in 1959. Colossus and other poem. Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) (30 years old). Commits Suicide (4 years after poem. is written/published).

‘the bee meeting’
‘the bee meeting’ - presentation


p. 55. Biographica. l background. Otto Plath . had been an authority on bumble . bees and written a book on them: ‘Bumblebees . and Their . Ways’ . (1934. ). As . a boy in Germany, he had been nicknamed .



WELCOME. MIRROR. Written By :. Sylvia Plath. PowerPoint presentation. Prepared BY : ANIL RAJ P.S . Class – X. Kendriya vidyalaya no.1 . cpcri, kasaragod. I am silver and exact. I have no preconceptions..

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