Sylvia Plath Chapter Summary

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In this chapter, repression is the thing that deprives Esther to despair and even depression. Plath even disclosed to the readers that Esther suffered from the stifling knowledge that Buddy has created for her, in which her ideas and concepts were just seen psychoses instead of legitimate decisions. In this matter, this is also associated to her inability to decide and choose a single path. Buddy in this chapter even called Esther “crazy” for never wanting to get married just because of pursuing her education, thus assuming that the only choice for a woman is to get married and become a wife.
Sylvia Plath in this chapter even elaborated the suicide attempt by Esther with anecdote about skiing. She even considered the possibility that she

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