Thursday, November 29, 2012

The Bell Jar // Sylvia Plath

I made the mistake of watching the film Sylvia and then rereading The Bell Jar soon after.  It's never a good idea to read The Bell Jar when you're not feeling 100% good about yourself.  When you're in a fragile state, you can relate a little too well to Esther Greenwood.  You might, too, feel like you're trapped under a bell jar, struggling for breath.

I don't feel like that now, but a few weeks ago I did.  And now I feel fine.  Oh, the joys of being a woman with hormones, a human being with feelings, and a twenty-something-year-old with my life ahead of me.  Blue one minute, loving life the next.

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