Summary: The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
The bell jar by Sylvia Plath pdf free download is a semi-biographic novel. The names and places locations are changed. But the other story is related to her life story. This is the only novel written by her. Mostly she wrote poems because she was a poet. Firstly, the book was published in the UK under the title “Victoria Lucas.” She was mentally sick and lost her life in suicide after the publication of her book in the UK.
This book wasn’t published in America till 1971 on the wish of her husband a daughter. But this novel is awesome, translated to almost dozens of languages. The story plotted in Boston on the life of a girl who got an internship in the New York newspaper. She describes the circumstances she faced during the internship, kicked off by boss. Also, she hanged with her boyfriend. The hates from different people.
Moreover, she joins a country club party on the last night of her internship where she nearly got raped but succeed in escaping. She returns to her hostel in Massachusetts. She was hoping for new and good literary work in the city but she didn’t get enrollment in the writing course. Due to this news, she hunted and starts writing a novel. The theme of the novel is how someone cold skips his own identity and tries to mold himself as others want from him?
Everyone has his own identity and skill set we should enrich our skills and qualities that don’t inherit from them. Sylvia Plath was an American poet, novel writer, and short story writer. moreover, she won the Pulitzer Prize for her collected poems. She is famous due to her confessional poetry and she promoted this trend in English poetry. Furthermore, she was depressed due to divorce and adultery. She died by suicide in 1963 in London.