In The Absence Of A Father

A brief journey through the mind of Sylvia Plath. A literary analysis of Daddy.

The following TRIGGER WARNINGS apply: mentions of abuse, physical trauma, emotional trauma, father figure obsession, suicide, WWII references including the use of the word “Nazi”, historical mental health treatments, and their effects.

This is a literary analysis that we completed in one of our college courses. Sylvia Plath is a poet we related to and looked up to. The intention of this blog is to shed light on how art and literature have shown how mental health has impacted…