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    Daddy By Silvia Plath

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    Kenly Ramirez Period-3October 19, 2017Lady Lazarus and Daddy are poems narrated by Silvia Plath who is a Jewish victim of theHolocaust, in both poem they commonly shared the same purpose of suicide, as well connected with religious theme. This poems illustrate the struggle finding her identity against the oppression of a male which she faced throughout the poem. In the poem “Daddy”, she describes how her father impacted her life. The uses of phrases as “I have always been scared of you, your neat

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    Sylvia Plath Daddy

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    Relationships can be hard to manage, especially when it comes to family. The poem "Daddy" by Sylvia Plath is about a cynical father who died and left his daughter a wreck. Although the father was a bad man, his daughter thought the world of him. The speaker of the poem hates her father because she wants to be like him even though he was not a good man. At a few different places throughout the poem, the speaker states that her father was anything but a good man. She describes a photo she has of

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    “Daddy” written by Sylvia Plath an American poet best known for her dark, and confessional poems, and novels. Sylvia Plath lets you understand her thoughts through her writing, for example poems like “Daddy” and her novel The Bell Jar. More and more people learn about her work by reading her poetry or novels today. For one reason, this poem gives many emotions to the reader. By reading “Daddy” you can sense sadness, hopefulness, a broken child, while others may argue it is a cry for help. Secondly

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    tell where you put your foot, your root, I never could talk to you, the tongue struck in my jaw”. (Sylvia Plath, 1962). Have you every experience a lost love one? I believe Sylvia Plath this poem was written by her experience of a lost love one. She wrote “Daddy” in 1962 to explain, and interpret how she felt for her love lost one who was hated on, and how he treated her. In the poem Sylvia Plath definitely describe her true feelings about her departed father. At the beginning of her poem she interprets

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    Daddy’ by Sylvia Plath is a poem that explores the persona of a 40-year-old woman whose father died when she was 10. Despite the fact that Plath denied that it was in anyway autobiographical, the reader cannot fail to notice the similarities between the life of the persona and Plath. Throughout the poem we are faced which a strain of imagery; imagery which shows the personas extreme anger through connotations to being in a concentration camp: “Chuffing me off like a Jew. A Jew to Dachau, Auschwitz

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    was clearly incorporated into Sylvia Plath’s poem Daddy. Through Plath’s life she despised her father. “Seven years, if you want to know” (74). Plath even compares him to a Nazi at one point in the poem, “I thought every German was you” (Pg. 29). Even though the Nazi period was not during the time of Daddy’s publishing date to associate the amount of hatred she had for her father Plath compares him to the worst person she could think of, a Nazi. Plath conveys the fact that when people die there is

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    Sylvia Plath’s “Daddy” is a very strong poem emotionally that has many different meanings and interpretations. The narrative that Plath created is one that conveys a deep emotional distress and feelings of confinement of a woman as she is trapped by the memories of her father until finally gaining freedom when she lets go and make peace with her past. The speaker, symbolism, and the sound devices all play big parts in giving the poem a profound meaning of resolution. The speaker often speaks in

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    “You do not do, you do not do, anymore, black shoe in which I have lived like a foot for thirty years, poor and white, barely daring to breath or achoo.” This is the first stanza of “Daddy” by Sylvia Plath, and delivers the precise amount of bizarre yet relevant images that entice interest. It would be a disgrace to stop analyzing there; nevertheless, there is more revealed throughout this dramatic, sorrowful, and torturous account of a girl’s aversion toward her father. The following paragraphs

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    After reading the poem “Daddy” written by Sylvia Plath an American poet, best known for her dark, and confessional writing. Sylvia Plath lets you understand her thoughts through her writing, for example poems like “Daddy” and her novel The Bell Jar. More and more people learn about her work by reading her poetry or novels today. For one reason, this poem gives many emotions to the reader. By reading “Daddy” you can sense sadness, hopefulness, a broken child, while others may argue it is a cry for

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    A Dissection of “Daddy” by Sylvia Plath “You do not do, you do not do, anymore, black shoe in which I have lived like a foot for thirty years, poor and white, barely daring to breath or achoo.” This is the first stanza of “Daddy” by Sylvia Plath, and delivers the precise amount of bizarre yet relevant images that entice interest. It would be a disgrace to stop analyzing there; nevertheless, there is more revealed throughout this dramatic, sorrowful, and torturous account of a girl’s aversion toward

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