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Damsels in Misery: A Portrayal of Young Girls in Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar and Jeffrey Eugenides’ The Virgin Suicides. When Esther’s domineering boyfriend, Buddy Willard, tells her that what a man desires is a mate and what a girl wants is infinite safety” and what a man is is an arrow into the future and what a girl is is the place the arrow shoots off from” (Plath, 1963: 72), Esther negatively reacts to such gender clichés. Esther wakes up, feeling as if “the bell jar hung, suspended, a couple of feet above my head” (18.5).

Particulars a young girl’s summer time in New York working for a Mademoiselle-like magazine, return residence to New England, and subsequent breakdown all amidst the horrors of the fifties, from information of the Rosenbergs’ execution to sleazy disc jockeys and predatory college boys. The prose which Plath uses in The Bell Jar doesn’t quite attain the poetic heights of her poetry, notably her supreme assortment Ariel, wherein she investigates comparable themes.

Still Plath’s imagery hints at a causal hyperlink between Esther’s hemorrhaging and Joan’s death. Esther’s father’s death had confirmed that she was in want of a father determine for love, assist and to act as a model for her life, with out one, Esther went into despair. Else than that, throughout Esther’s recovery in the mental establishment, there are two meaningful relations with women which are open to Esther.

Through her character, Esther, in The Bell Jar, Plath pr

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