Suicidal Women in Literature. Some of the most powerful women in writing are unfortunately some with the saddest personal lives. -This is true for Mary Wollstonecraft, Virginia Woolf, and Sylvia Plath
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Suicidal Women in Literature
-This is true for Mary Wollstonecraft, Virginia Woolf, and Sylvia Plath
- Could not handle living against the customs of society.
~Tennyson’s “The Lady of Shalot”
-Felt trapped in their roles.
~Edna St. Vincent Millay’s “An Ancient Gesture”
The Norton Anthology of English Literature. Ed. Stephen Greenblatt. New York: W.W. Norton & Company,2006. p. 167-170, 2080-2082.
Steinburg, Peter K.. A Celebration this is. www.sylviaplath.info, 2012. Web. 2 March 2012.