Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Plath, Sylvia.
New York : HarperPerrenial, 2005.
ISBN 0060837020
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From a fashionable English major to an unclean tabloid reader, Esther Greenwood goes quietly insane.  During the course at the asylum, Estherís mind starts portraying things differently. There seems no reason the sleep or eat, so she does neither. Not until her suicidal issues get her landed in a hospital does Esther clean herself up.  The Bell Jar takes you from the beginning of Estherís sickness to the end, where ever it may be.  (Callista Haflett, student, Mansfield High School)
SUBJECTS:     Depression (Psychology) -- Fiction.
                        Suicide -- Psychological aspects -- Fiction.
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