Sylvia Plath

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A relationship is an emotional connection to someone involving an interaction between two or more people. There are many types of relationships, some functional and others far from being workable. I will demonstrate this through my texts of; Little Fugue, and Morning Song both poems written by Sylvia Plath; the movie, Love Actually; and the book, Trickster’s Choice by Tamora Pierce. Little Fugue by Sylvia Plath is my first example of how we all perceive our different relationships. This poem is about Plath talking of her father and herself and the lack of communication between the two. Throughout the poem, Plath contradicts herself, saying, ‘I was seven, I knew nothing’ yet she constantly talks of the past, remembering. Her tone is very…show more content…
The daughter’s of the Grace’s, Dovasary and Sarai, and with a man who was once a crow, Nawat. As a crow, he was always fascinated by humans, Aly in particular. So using a special brand of innate magic, Nawat changed himself to human form. A crow’s perception of relationships is very different from a human's. Nawat sees Aly as a potential ‘mate’. The relationship between the two was rocky and awkward at first, with Nawat trying to feed her with his own mouth and Aly resisting, confusing the poor birdman. However, slowly, Nawat’s vision changed, becoming more human than crow, slowly. Towards the end of the book, Aly is reunited with her father, who managed to find her through his spy system in Corus2 and Rajmuat. She decides to stay even though she hasn’t seen her family in months, even though she knew it was going to leave her mother and father heartbroken and pining for her return. Her views had changed from the daughter of a spy to a spy herself. This has taught me about resilience and that not all people are what you think. There is a strong strain of racism within the Luarin (white) forces, against the Raka (natives). However, throughout the book the Luarin’s views towards the Raka changed somewhat in the way that they were actually seen as human, previously they were seen as ‘Raka dogs’. Aly’s relationships with her mother changed in her absence, as Plath and her father never did. As a contrast to Little Fugue, Morning Song is a comepletely different

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