Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath ePUB



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  1. Tatiana Tatiana says:

    Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath ePUB your pdf, own, pdf, sylvia pdf, verse book, portrait pdf, sylvia book, plath ebok, Your Own, free, Sylvia A pdf, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia PlathOwn, Sylvia A kindle, Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait book, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath eBookI don t feel like this book is deserving of Printz Honor To write about a poet s life in a form of a series of poems from POV s of people around Sylvia is an interesting exercise, but the final product itself is not satisfying Stephanie Hemphill is just not that great of a poet Her best poems in this book are those that are direct imitations of Plath s own works I caught myself wanting to read Sylvia s poetry rather than Hemphill s Other poems are written in free verse with no rhythm or rhy I don t feel like this book is deserving of Printz Honor To write about a poet s life in a form of a series of poems from POV s of people around Sylvia is an interesting exercise, but the final product itself is not satisfying Stephanie Hemphill is just not that great of a poet


  2. Nancy Nancy says:

    Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath ePUB your pdf, own, pdf, sylvia pdf, verse book, portrait pdf, sylvia book, plath ebok, Your Own, free, Sylvia A pdf, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia PlathOwn, Sylvia A kindle, Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait book, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath eBookThis book is extraordinary I have limited shelf space and even when I love a book, it usually goes right out the door as a gift to someone else when I m done reading For example recently I adored THE HUNGER GAMES, gave it five stars here, raved about it but as I compare my reaction to that book with my reaction to this one, well, I happily gave HUNGER GAMES away upon complet


  3. Suzanne Suzanne says:

    Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath ePUB your pdf, own, pdf, sylvia pdf, verse book, portrait pdf, sylvia book, plath ebok, Your Own, free, Sylvia A pdf, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia PlathOwn, Sylvia A kindle, Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait book, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath eBookSo good So, so, so good I thought I would be at a disadvantage because shame on me BA English, MS Library Science all I knew about Sylvia Plath was that she wrote poetry, wrote something called The Bell Jar which I was fairly certain now confirmed was depressing, and that she killed herself This book, however, is a great introduction into the world of Sylvia Plath The author took true events from Sylvia s life and wrote fictionalized accounts of them in verse it makes sense when you see So good So, so, so good I thought I would be at a disadvantage because shame on me BA English, MS Library Science all I knew about Sylvia Plath was that she wrote poetry, wrote something called The Bell Jar which I was fairly certain now confirmed was depre


  4. Bianca Bianca says:

    Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath ePUB your pdf, own, pdf, sylvia pdf, verse book, portrait pdf, sylvia book, plath ebok, Your Own, free, Sylvia A pdf, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia PlathOwn, Sylvia A kindle, Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait book, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath eBookBeing an avid reader of online discussions, articles, and interviews regarding feminism, I stumbled upon the name Sylvia Plath several times Because of this, I picked up The Bell Jar as I wanted to find outabout this ever important authoress of the 20th century Unfortunately, I did not get far ahead into the book I hope to be able to read it next year When we were assigned t


  5. Krista Krista says:

    Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath ePUB your pdf, own, pdf, sylvia pdf, verse book, portrait pdf, sylvia book, plath ebok, Your Own, free, Sylvia A pdf, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia PlathOwn, Sylvia A kindle, Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait book, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath eBookWritten in the style of Plath s most notable work, Hemphill creates a series of original poems influenced by and chronicling the Pulitzer prize winning poet s childhood until her untimely suicide in 1963 Thorough research as illustrated by the use of footnotes illuminates the various themes and issues which arose in Plath s poetry Hemphill avoids turning the work into a stale biography by using various individuals point of view those who were closest to Sylvia as the voice for half of Written in the style of Plath s most notable work, Hemphill creates a series of original poems influenced by and chronicling the Pulitzer prize winning poet s childhood until her untimely suicide in 1963 Thorough research as illustrated by the use of footnotes illuminates the various themes and issues which arose in Plath s poetry Hemphill avoids turning the work into a stale biography by using various individuals point of view those who were closest to Sylvia as t


  6. elissa elissa says:

    Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath ePUB your pdf, own, pdf, sylvia pdf, verse book, portrait pdf, sylvia book, plath ebok, Your Own, free, Sylvia A pdf, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia PlathOwn, Sylvia A kindle, Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait book, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath eBookWhoo hoo Today it won a Printz Honor I just finished this last week, and if I had read this last year a few days ago at this point it would have definitely been on my 2007Favorites shelf It was hard to get ahold of in libraries, though, and my hold was just filled a few days ago Hopefully it ll win awards later this month and becomewidely available YES It did It s an extremely balanced and wonderfully researched look at Plath s tumultous life I had only read THE BELL JAR, and s Whoo hoo Today it won a Printz Honor I just finished this last week, and if I had read this last year a few days ago at this point it would have definitely been on my 2007Favorites shelf It was hard


  7. Kate Stericker Kate Stericker says:

    Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath ePUB your pdf, own, pdf, sylvia pdf, verse book, portrait pdf, sylvia book, plath ebok, Your Own, free, Sylvia A pdf, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia PlathOwn, Sylvia A kindle, Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait book, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath eBookThe element of Your Own, Sylvia which I appreciated the most was its accessibility Each poem is contextualized with a date and narrator at the beginning and followed by an author s note explaining details of Plath s life relevant to the poem Particularly after reading Wintering, a prose novel about Sylvia Plath which relies on the reader to interpret complex allusions based on their previous knowledge of her life, it was refreshing to have the author guide me through this collection It also g The element of Your Own, Sylvia which I appreciated the most was its accessibility Each poem is contextualized with a date and narrator at the beginning and followed by an author s note explaining details of Plath s life relevant to the poem Particularly after reading Wintering, a prose novel about Sylvia Plath which relies on the reader to interpret complex allusions based on their previous knowledge of her life, it was refreshing to have the a


  8. Jade Malone Jade Malone says:

    Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath ePUB your pdf, own, pdf, sylvia pdf, verse book, portrait pdf, sylvia book, plath ebok, Your Own, free, Sylvia A pdf, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia PlathOwn, Sylvia A kindle, Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait book, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath eBookYour own, Sylvia was a beautifully written book I really enjoyed each poem for the language was great and it was interesting to learn about her life through different people in her life s perspectives as it helped craft my own image of her I hadn t heard of Sylvia Plath until I saw this book and found the cover page interesting and that s why I picked it up But overall, the book could get a little boring as parts of Sylvia s life seemed to move slowly but the rest was interesting A couple Your own, Sylvia was a beautifully written book I really enjoyed each poem for the language was great and it was interes


  9. Sylvia Sylvia says:

    Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath ePUB your pdf, own, pdf, sylvia pdf, verse book, portrait pdf, sylvia book, plath ebok, Your Own, free, Sylvia A pdf, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia PlathOwn, Sylvia A kindle, Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait book, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath eBookInteresting and creative Not my favorite poems, but they still painted a picture about Sylvia Plath and I learned a bitabout her.


  10. Sarah Sarah says:

    Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath ePUB your pdf, own, pdf, sylvia pdf, verse book, portrait pdf, sylvia book, plath ebok, Your Own, free, Sylvia A pdf, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia PlathOwn, Sylvia A kindle, Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait book, Your Own, Sylvia A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath eBookI found nothing impressive in this collection I ll admit that I learned stuff about Sylvia Plath and her family, but those things I read in the lengthy footnotes which explain every little thing so that every ounce of ambiguity would be flushed down the toilet This isn t a poetry collection or even an insightful point of view it s an essay written by a die hard fan The poems themselves are dull, uncreative, and contrived They were all one style save for the poems that are imagining Sylvia I found nothing impressive in this collection I ll admit that I learned stuff about Sylvia Plath and her family, but those things I read in the lengthy footnotes which explain every little thing so that every ounce of ambiguity would be flushed down the toilet This isn t a poetry collection or even an insightful point of view it s an essay written by a die hard fan The poems themselves are dull, uncreative, and contrived They were all one style save for


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Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath ePUB your pdf, own, pdf, sylvia: pdf, verse book, portrait pdf, sylvia book, plath ebok, Your Own, free, Sylvia: A pdf, Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia PlathOwn, Sylvia: A kindle, Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait book, Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath eBookOn a bleak February day ina young Sylvia: A PDF/EPUB ¼ American poet died by her own hand, and passed into a myth that has since imprinted itself on the hearts and minds of millions She was and is Sylvia Plath and Your Own, Sylvia is a portrait of her life, told in poemsWith photos and an extensive list of facts and sources to round out the reading experience, Your Own, Sylvia is a great curriculum companion Your Own, PDF/EPUB ² to Plath s The Bell Jar and Ariel, a welcoming introduction for newcomers, and an unflinching valentine for the devoted.