The Bell Jar Dialectical Journal

Satisfactory Essays
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Some of my reactions to reading this book are far more depressing than the Catcher in the Rhy. Esther actually does try to commit suicide in this book where Holden in the Catcher in the Rhy just thinks about it. She talks now and again on how she wants feel the pain, the pain she has on the inside. It’s even darker than the fact she cares a book of razorblades around with her incase a she is alone and gets a felling to do so.
I do have a few questions on The Bell Jar. First I wish to know how her father died. If it was tuberculosis, then that would have helped being a cause of her depression, because Buddy got it. Maybe looking at someone lying in bed might trigger the memories she never had of her father’s death. My second
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