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The Colossus and Other Poems Read & Download ¸ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Û With this startling exhilarating book of poems which was first published in 1960 Sylvia Plath burst into literature with spectacular force In such classics as The Beekeeper's Daughter The Disuieting Muses I Want I Want and Full Fathom Wonderfully original in their imagery and presenting layer after layer of meaning the forty poems in The Colossus are early artifacts of genius that still possess the power to move delight and shoc. 25 stars The Colossus was the first and only poetry collection by Sylvia Plath published in her lifetime and unfortunately it was a bit of a mixed bag for me From what I understand of the collection the order in which the poems appear in the collection is generally chronological and you are able to see Plath's poetry expand and her ability grow throughout the course of reading the bookI find Plath's poetry at times to be beautiful and arresting but often than not in this collection I was either bored or bemused Plath uses a great deal of metaphor in her poems but to me it was not always that clear exactly what images she was trying to convey which affected my ability to enjoy them and 'read into them' Instead I just found them uite verbose at pointsI noticed another reviewer on here had commented that they would not have known when any of Plath's poems had ended if it wasn't for the fact there was a large blank space at the end and honestly I had to agree I didn't feel like there was a great finality or rhythm to most of the poems contained here I also found that a lot of the poems particularly nearer the beginning of the collection focused a little too much on nature and fairytale whimsy for my personal tastesHowever there are some poems in here that I am still thinking about and that I think really show the talent for writing that Plath clearly had the titular poem The Colossus had an amazing Lilliputian Gulliver's Travels kind of vibe and my absolute favourite was The Ghost's Leavetaking which held a beautiful dream like uality and made me consider the difference between the dreamworld and the waking world I would thoroughly recommend these two poems if you are mulling over whether or not to pick up this collectionOverall not a fantastic read for me but there were enough gems in there that I'm glad I picked it up

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With this startling exhilarating book of poems which was first published in 1960 Sylvia Plath burst into literature with spectacular force In such classics as The Beekeeper's Daughter The Disuieting. Sylvia Plath has done to me twice in the last 48 hours what not many other writers has ever done before that being keeping me up into the early hours Having read the stunning collection of poetry in Ariel this was another body of work which shows off her masterful talent and already I crave for Troubled genius tortured soul probably true but that doesn't bother me just the greatness of whenever she put pen to paper

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The Colossus and Other PoemsMuses I Want I Want and Full Fathom Five she writes about sows and skeletons fathers and suicides about the noisy imperatives of life and the chilly hunger for death Graceful in their craftsmanship. Sylvia Plath's words are magical haunting beautiful and forever burned into my brain May you rest in peace you tortured gorgeous sensitive soul you