“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

“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

130. SYLVIA PLATH: The fig tree - I love Zen Pencils and I LOVE this passage from The Bell Jar.

130. SYLVIA PLATH: The fig tree - I love Zen Pencils and I LOVE this passage from The Bell Jar.

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.

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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.

The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath. I know this one is supposedly very depressing and dark. I have read it three times now and I find it beautiful.

Bell Jar (P.S. Series)

The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath. I know this one is supposedly very depressing and dark. I have read it three times now and I find it beautiful.

The floor seemed comfortably solid. It was comforting to know that i had fallen and could fall no farther. ~Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

The floor seemed comfortably solid. It was comforting to know that i had fallen and could fall no farther. ~Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

Continued opinion. This feeling of being completely apart from the world is quite haunting, as this symbolises her need for an escape, and possible death. I think people reblog these quotes quite mindlessly, without understanding their deeper, sad meaning.

Continued opinion. This feeling of being completely apart from the world is quite haunting, as this symbolises her need for an escape, and possible death. I think people reblog these quotes quite mindlessly, without understanding their deeper, sad meaning.

This list of must-reads is excellent. I have to agree about each f the ones I've already read, and each suggestion sounds great.

34 Classic Books That Won't Actually Bore You

This list of must-reads is excellent. I have to agree about each f the ones I've already read, and each suggestion sounds great.

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