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    Feminism In The Bell Jar

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    The idea of maintaining an idealistic image of what a woman should be can be daunting for many women. In the novel written by Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar is a feminist classic as it entails the struggle that the main character, Esther Greenwood, faces as she battles relationships, motherhood and the ideal image of women brought to her by the magazine internship she works at, all while slowly losing her sanity. Esther unravels and begins to show signs of her mental illness early on. High-class…

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    Plath had few options available to her and her overwhelming mental and emotional state hung, like a bell jar, “suspended” over her head at times trapping her to suffocate in her own despair, and occasionally the jar lifting, gifting Plath with sweet relief and fresh air. On the exterior, Plath was an intelligent, ambitious, and passionate girl who was…

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    Chipotle Case Study

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    Chipotle is a Mexican Grill restaurant that is famous with its “food with integrity”. They served their customers with healthier foods (Nutrition Calculator) and Allergens & Special Diet. Chipotle has Burrito, Burrito bowl, Tacos, Salad, Chips & Drinks, Kid’s build, and Kid’s Cheese Quesadilla on their menu. Chipotle Company make high profits, which is benefits from their efficient operation. For example, the best restaurant can serve 300 customers in 1 hour, and the speed of service is…

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    Add water if the creamy soup gets too thick; season with pepper and a little salt to taste. • Serve immediately and enjoy! Tomato, Garlic and Bell Pepper Cold Soup Calories: 80/serving Carbohydrates: 10 grams Ingredients 4 tomatoes 1/2 medium white onion 1 clove garlic Lemon juice to taste 1 cucumber 1 tablespoon virgin olive oil 1 red bell pepper 1 scallion 4 tablespoons freshly chopped cilantro 1/4 cup mango Directions • In a blender, add all the ingredients and puree; use a…

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    Mary Oliver reveals conjectures people make about other people and other cultures in her poem, “Singapore.” Oliver shares a woman’s experience in an airport bathroom. The speaker in the poem is inwardly conflicted, and her internal thoughts displayed throughout the poem alter. At first, the poem reveals the speaker’s thoughts towards a woman working as a custodian at the airport as degrading and poignant. The speaker judgmentally feels sorry for the woman and takes pity on her. The speaker’s…

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    The character Connie in Joyce Carol Oates short story “Where Are Going, Where Have You Been?” has a lot of issues. The problems Connie has with her social life, family, and the people that she talks to come to control her future which anticipates the development of her character, this correlating to her unfortunate death. The Bob Dylan song “It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue,” perfectly describes her situation which was the inspiration for Oates's story. In 'Where Are You Going Where Have You Been'…

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    Sylvia Plath; Along with authors such as Virginia Woolf, Simone de Bauvoir and Marguerite Duras, is one of the biggest female authors of 20th century. The Bell Jar shares more characteristics with Sylvia Plath’s life than just a semi-autobiographical novel. The main character of the book, Esther travels to New York to work as an intern in a fashion magazine, just like Sylvia Plath did. They are both poets, who lost their fathers at the age of 8 and both Esther and Sylvia Plath slowly falls into…

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    everywhere by allowing others “to learn about suicidality (sic) from a study of the writings and lives of women such as Plath” (Gerisch). Thanks to Sylvia Plath and others like her, representation of women is less of a problem in today’s society. The Bell Jar, whether Plath realized it would or not, crossed many social boundaries that would continue to affect the greater good in the future. Plath’s personal testimony within the novel and her representation as a woman with mental illnesses had a…

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    Sylvia Plath is known for being a feminist writer before the women’s rights movement. She wrote numerous poems and books including The Bell Jar. The story is about a women that is slowly losing her sanity and includes all of her family and friends. The time frame makes the story more intense because treatment then was very harsh against mental illness. But they didn’t know how much more damage they were actually causing. Mental illness can’t be forced out of a human but it can be helped if the…

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    “The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me” (Ayn Rand). For many years, women have been thrown around like useless trash. They were know for only being good at household chores, keeping up with the kids, or being an typical maid. The men and society had downgraded their self worth and made them believe they didn’t have any power. The women of the mid 1900s were convinced that were weak and dependent. Women did not have the courage to be more than that. Although, it…

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