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Sylvia Plath’s “Daddy”

Sylvia Plath’s father, Otto Plath, was an important part of her life and shaped her into the woman she was. Otto Plath died when Sylvia was only eight years old, yet the short time Sylvia spent with her father influenced … Continue reading

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Water and Rebirth in Literature

Water is a very important literary motif that can represent many different things. However, one of its most significant connotations in literature is baptism and rebirth. In the Bible story about John the Baptist, the water motif symbolizes Jesus’ baptism … Continue reading

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