Topics: Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughes, Suicide Pages: 2 (437 words) Published: March 26, 2013
Tamra Turner
Professor Ward
Annotated Bibliography
Annotated Bibliography
Cooper, Brian. "Sylvia Plath and the depression continuum." Logo of jrsocmed. (2003): n. page. Web. 20 Mar. 2013. <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC539515/>.
Sylvia Plath was a gifted young poet, died by her own hand in London forty years ago. In January 1963 Sylvia consulted her GP complaining of depression, and for the first time told him of a serious suicidal attempt she had made ten years earlier. Friends who at this time helped with the care of her two small children later described her as overwrought, ‘hysterical’ and intensely preoccupied with the breakdown of her marriage, which she blamed entirely on her husband's infidelity and the hostility to herself of his family and friends. This journal article relates to my topic because it explains why Sylvia Plath’s poems are so dark and gloomy.

Brian Cooper went to the Institute of Psychiatry. He is a MDFRC Physic. He is a credible source because he knows what he is talking when he says that Sylvia Plath had a depression, and that she was suffering from it. Her poems expressed that she was depressed.

Moses, Kate. "The Real Sylvia Plath." 26-29. Print. <http://www.iun.edu/~nwadmin/plath/vol3_Supp/Moses.pdf>. Moses article talks about what Sylvia Plath was really like, Her journals amount to more than a thousand pages scattered through various handwritten notebooks, diaries, fragments, and typed sheets, the sum of it an extraordinary record of what she called the "forging of a soul," the creation of a writer and a woman whose many veils and guises have succeeded in forestalling anyone from knowing who she really was, despite her lifelong frenetic, fanatical quest to discover the answer for herself. It's the tally of "my lusts and my little ideas," wrote nineteen-year-old Sylvia Plath in her journals, where she confessed her thoughts, her "test tube infatuations," her story notes, her cake baking, her...
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