Sökning: "Sylvia Plath"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 15 uppsatser innehållade orden Sylvia Plath.

  1. 1. No Need for Penis-Envy : A Feminist Psychoanalytic Reading of The Bell Jar

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Författare :Kajsa Erikson; [2021]
    Nyckelord :The Bell Jar; Sylvia Plath; psychoanalysis; feminism; Oedipus complex; bisexuality; castration; hysteria; melancholia;

    Sammanfattning : This essay analyzes Esther Greenwood’s identity crisis, mental illness, and recovery in Sylvia Plath’s novel The Bell Jar (1963) from a feminist psychoanalytic perspective. The purpose is to understand the cultural and psychological mechanisms behind the main character’s situation. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The representations of the female body in The Bell Jar

    Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Författare :Amanda Harris; [2021]
    Nyckelord :Ecofeminism; trans-corporeality; purity; sexuality; motherhood;

    Sammanfattning : This paper is about the representations of the female body in Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar. The pure female body, the sexual female body and motherhood (the female body as a mother) are analysed through an ecofeminist perspective. LÄS MER

  3. 3. The Bee & the Crown : The Road to Ascension in the Poetry of Emily Dickinson and Sylvia Plath

    Master-uppsats, Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Författare :Stenskär Eva; [2021]
    Nyckelord :Key words: Sylvia Plath; Emily Dickinson; Outsiders; Threshold; Space; Ascension; Windows; Performativity; Violence; Divine; Walter Benjamin; Gaston Bachelard; Subha Mukheriji; Mircea Eliade; Suzanne Juhasz; Sandra Gilbert; Susan Gubar; Interiors; Pathology; Ecstasy; Fear;

    Sammanfattning : Though born a century apart, American poets Emily Dickinson and Sylvia Plath share several similarities: Both were born in New England, both fought for their rights by writing, and both broke new poetic ground.          In this thesis, I look at their poetry through a movement in space, which begins with the poets’ precarious position as societal outliers and ends with ascension. LÄS MER

  4. 4. The True Cost of Womanhood: A study of women's mental health in Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper" and Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar

    Kandidat-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Författare :Monika Truncyte; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Mental health; mental illness; the US; the 19th century; the 20th century; feminism; the yellow wallpaper; the bell jar.; Languages and Literatures;

    Sammanfattning : This essay examines the depiction of women’s mental health and the effects which societal ideals have on it in Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper” and Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar. These two literary works openly criticise the societal standards of femininity in the 19th and 20th centuries. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Ich weiss nicht was soll es bedeuten : Uncanny Space in the Poetry of Sylvia Plath

    Magister-uppsats, Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för utbildning, kultur och kommunikation

    Författare :Eva Stenskär; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Sylvia Plath; Ariel; Uncanny; Unheimlich; Space; Mythology; Lazarus; Sigmund Freud; Nicholas Royle; Marie-Laure Ryan; Yi-Fu Tuan; Julia Kristeva;

    Sammanfattning : Sylvia Plath’s poetry continues to receive considerable attention from a variety of groups and has been the target for such diverse critical approaches as Feminism, Ecocriticism, and Marxism, to name but a few. My paper focuses on a less investigated area of her poems: Space, and more specifically uncanny space in her later poetry. LÄS MER