“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
Silvia Plath explains what it's like to experience the overwhelming possibilities & opportunities in life, only to feel stuck & unable to choose which direction to take in life. The MORAL= Never be afraid to go after what you want. You can ALWAYS change your mind or start over, but avoiding making a decision will leave you watching all of life's opportunities wither away before your eyes...
“I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart: I am, I am, I am.” — Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar
Plath’s semi-autobiographical novel has become a classic for its brutally honest portrayal of her own depression. In hypnotic stream of consciousness, she describes the emotional and psychological breakdown of Esther Greenwood, a woman struggling against self-destructive thoughts and overwhelming darkness.