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Poem "Daddy" is a pure scream of primal rage
Anger is a natural part of the grieving process. In her poem “Daddy,” American poet Sylvia Plath expresses rage at her father for his treatment of her when he was alive and for his untimely death. Plath was born in … Continue reading
A young Jewish girl learns to cope with life's problems
I found “Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself” by Judy Blume in my stocking the Christmas before my 10th birthday. Over the years, it has become one of my favorite novels. Although marketed as a young adult book, Sally as … Continue reading
Sylvia Plath’s famous poem, “Daddy,” explores the five stages of grief
Mourning the loss of a father, regardless of the status of a child’s relationship to him, is never easy. One of my absolute favorite poets, Sylvia Plath, wrote a poem called “Daddy” in 1962 shortly before her suicide. Plath’s “Daddy” … Continue reading
What 30 million paper clips mean in memorializing the Jews in WWII
In 1998, a group of students at Tennessee’s Whitwell Middle School began a unit of study on World War II and the Holocaust. The enormity of the Holocaust resonated with the students, who came to understand the frightening potential of … Continue reading