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World Authors Project - Sylvia Plath

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A link to the Feminist Majority Foundation, a major faminist organization. A major theme in Plath's poetry is feminism and the idea of the strong woman. Many of the Foundations ideals are echoed through her words.
A page linking to several poems written by Ted Hughes and criticisms of the author. Sylvia's poetry and suicide were both influenced by the infedelity commited by Hughes. Four years later, his mistress followed suite with her own suicide. It is rumored that several of his poems were written with Sylvia as the subject.
A collection of poems by Maya Angelou, an African-American poet. Her poetry is sprinkled with the themes of feminism and racism including one of her well-known pieces, "Still I Rise."


World Authors Project - Sylvia Plath - Sarah Zemach