Essays Tagged: "Smith College"

An in-depth review of Sylvia Plath and her poem, "Point Shirley".

Massachusetts in 1932 and began publishing poems and stories as a teenager. By the time she entered Smith College, Plath had won several poetry prizes that led to her becoming a Fulbright Scholar in C ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sylvia Plath

en she was only eight.Plath continued prolific writing through high school and won a scholarship to Smith College in 1950 where she met her friend Anne Sexton. Sexton often joined Plath for martinis a ... amoiselle magazine awarded Plath a position as guest editor the summer following her junior year at Smith. Friends and family were stunned at her suicide attempt when she returned to college, most bel ...

(4 pages) 177 0 4.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

"The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath

e Christian Science Monitor this was a poem 'Bitter Strawberries.' In September 1950 Sylvia went to Smith College (the largest woman's college in the world). Just like in the book she won a contest to ... ghes who was a poet married Sylvia in London in spring of 1957. Later Sylvia became a instructor at Smith College in the English department. In April of 1960 thier first child was born and Sylvia's bo ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.0 Feb/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sylvia Plath-a short biography on her life.

daughter, popular in school, earning straight A's, winning the best prizes. By the time she entered Smith College on a scholarship in 1950 she already had an impressive list of publications, and while ... professor and an expert on bees) when she was eight. During the summer following her junior year at Smith, having returned from a stay in New York City where she had been a student "guest editor'' at ...

(2 pages) 31 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A biography on the life of Sylvia Plath

ory in "Seventeen." She was inducted into the National Honor Society; and received a scholarship to Smith College.In the fall of 1950 she started at Smith College, and was supported by the Olive Higgi ... ege, and was supported by the Olive Higgins Prouty Fund, the Neilson Scholorship, and the Wellesley Smith Club. During her freshman year she won third place in a writing contest in "Seventeen." Her fi ...

(3 pages) 47 1 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

'The Boot in the Face': The Problem of the Holocaust in the Poetry of Sylvia Plath.

concerns. Erich Fromm's The Fear of Freedom (1941), a set text in one history course Plath took at Smith College, is characteristic of other texts she studied at the time in its discussion of the sta ... avily underlined and annotated her copy, and referred to Fromm's theories in essays written both at Smith and later at Cambridge ("The Age of Anxiety," "Some Preliminary Notes on Plato and Popper").Th ...

(23 pages) 122 0 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Betty Friedan's Biography.

ollege and having a family.At the age of 17, Betty graduated from high school and was accepted into Smith College in Massachusetts. In her 4 years there, she improved her writing skills and got intere ... r writing skills and got interested in psychology, which she chose as her major. She graduated from Smith College in 1942 with a degree in psychology. In 1943, Betty moved to the west to attend The Un ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

This essay is about sylvia plath and her book the bell jar.i compare her life to her book.

nt, who always achieved top grades. After achieving high marks in high school Sylvia Plath attended Smith College, a well-known women's college in Massachusetts. In 1952 when her first short story was ...

(6 pages) 53 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Paralelle lives of Anne Sexton and Sylvia Plath

nal Honors Society Member, and an editor for her school newspaper. After high school she went on to Smith College on a scholarship. In her first year she won third prize in the Seventeen magazine writ ...

(5 pages) 45 1 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry