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|In the poem 'Widow, ' to take but one instance of the poet's resolute cultivation of |
the tension we have described, the opening ... The word consumes itself — Body,
a sheet of newsprint on the fire Levitating a numb minute in the updraft Over the ...
Hanes Professor of English and Comparative Literature Linda Wagner-Martin, Linda Wagner-Martin - 2013 - Preview - More editions
|In the poem 'Widow,' to take but one instance of the poet's resolute cultivation of |
the tension we have described, the ... The word consumes itself—— Body, a
sheet of newsprint on the fire Levitating a numb minute in the updraft Over the ...
|46:26 [Riderhood, on being told he 'shall sign a statement'] 'Shall' is summ'at of a |
hard word, Captain, . . . When you say a man ... The word consumes itself. Sylvia
Plath, 1971, 'Widow' 46:42 'But' is a fence over which few venture. Proverbial ...
|Widow. The word consumes itself. —SylviaPlath widow is a widow is a widow. |
Lifeless, sorrowful, helpless and eternally doomed. Well, that's what life is for a
woman when she becomes a widow. The man she was wedded toisno more, and
|The word consumes itself . . . SYLVIA PIATH (1932-63), U.S. poet. Widow, In |
Crossing the Wafer (1971). 7 Sorrow for a husband is like a pain in the elbow,
sharp and short. ENGLISH PROVERB. Collected in Thomas Fuller, Cnomologia,
|... psychiatrist: Bereavement: Studies of Griefin AdultLife (1972) Widow. The word |
consumes itself. Sylvia Plath 1932–63 American poet: 'Widow' (1971) Moderate
lamentation is the right of the dead, excessive grief the enemy to the living.
|The word consumes itself. Sylvia Plath 1932–63: 'Widow' (1971) The pain ofgrief |
is just as much a part oflife as the joy of love; it is, perhaps, the price we pay for
love, the cost of commitment . usually quoted as 'Grief is the price we pay for love'
|The poem's first two stanzas, in a calm, almost exhausted mood, begin with these |
lines: “Widow. The word consumes itself— /... / Widow. The dead syllable, with its
shadow / Of an echo....” Intensity builds in stanzas three and four as the mood ...
|'Morning Song' (1965) 16 Widow. The word consumes itself. 'Widow' (1971) |
William Plomer 1903–73 South African-born British poet and novelist 17 Out of
that bungled, unwise war An alp of unforgiveness grew. 'The Boer War' (1960) 18
|Widow. The word consumes itself... SYLVIA PLATH, (1932-1963) U.S. poet. "|
Widow" (1971). Crossing the Water. Wilde, Oscar 1 He rose, and he put down
The Yellow Book. He staggered — and, terrible-eyed, He brushed past the palms