You may begin by commenting on the different definitions available for ideology in general as well as the theory of feminism. Feminism is discussed in this course as an example of modern theories and is often associated with the issue of ideology. Your discussion should refer to the discussion of these terms as well as the major elements connected to them (e.g. gender, écriture feminine, patriarchy, etc.). In your analysis of the poem you may want to ask questions concerning Plath’s personal life and her relationship to male figures in her family. Do you read the poem as a personal or a political poem? Would you characterize Plath as a feminist poet? Always justify your answers with reference to the poet’s works as well as the critical articles as much as you can
To solve this TMA in a good way we should know about Sylvia Plath"s life, because in the students notes above they mentioned that U have to discuss her private relation with her father and her husband as a man figure and their effect upon her poetry… I will elaborate in order to get closer to her personal life.
Sylvia Plath suffered in her early age because the death of her father. He passed away when she was 8 .She suffered a lot because of his absence .Although her father was strict but she considered him as a figure of greatness , she has ambivalent feeling about her dead father she both adores and hates because he left her alone. Because her father is German he has subconsciously bad attitude towards women ,He is arrogant , dismissive and emotionally lacked.
Her father's absence made her life full of darkness , desperation and agony and that clearly shown in her poems especially her elegiac poem "Daddy" .We can say that her muse of poetry was her dead father .The sorrowful tone is the dominant feeling in her poetry. She lost her faith in God after his death. She suffers from mental illness this why she... [continues]
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