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.
Sylvia Plath, “The Bell Jar,” 1978 | The 22 Most Iconic Book Covers Of All Time I finished reading The Bell Jar for the first time and I found it interesting and it is clear about the gender stereotype roles which is making her depressed, it was interesting.
'With me, the present is forever, and forever is always shifting, flowing, melting. This second is life. And when it is gone it is dead... Nothing is real except the present, and already, I feel the weight of centuries smothering me.' - Sylvia Plath