Girl Talk: The Code of Sylvia Plath’s “Cut”

Given her Swiftian bent in “Cut,” Plath fantastically extrapolates Freud’s castration complex and imagines the female anatomy in ludicrous male personas, each with its own abject place in history, while the poem serves, at once, as a celebration, social satire and lament about female gender.

Girl Talk: The Code of Sylvia Plath’s “Cut”

This is a very good analysis of Sylvia Plath’s poem “Cut.”

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