50 Great Books Every 20-Something Must Know #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/best-books-millenials-reading-list#slide38 The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath What: Plath’s beloved semi-autobiographical novel about a young girl’s spiral into depression. Why: Because at your darkest moments, sometimes it helps to remember: Plath felt it too, and felt it worst, and felt it most beautifully.
Silvia Plath explains what it's like to experience the overwhelming possibilities & opportunities in life, only to feel stuck & unable to choose which direction to take in life. The MORAL= Never be afraid to go after what you want. You can ALWAYS change your mind or start over, but avoiding making a decision will leave you watching all of life's opportunities wither away before your eyes...
“My heartbeat boomed like a dull motor in my ears.” “I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart.” “I am, I am, I am.” — Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
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Sylvia, Esther and The Bell Jar | Quixotic Semiotic “When they asked me what I wanted to be I said I didn’t know. “Oh, sure you know,” the photographer said. “She wants,” said Jay Cee wittily, “to be everything.”
The floor seemed comfortably solid. It was comforting to know that i had fallen and could fall no farther. ~Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
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