Author(s): Kamelia TALEBIAN SEDEHI

Sylvia Plath’s poetry is categorized as the so-called confessional poetry. Her poetry reflects her relationships with her father and she uses the Holocaust imagery in order to clarify this relationship better. Moreover, she holds on to the classical mythology to describe her experience with her father. This article intends to elaborate the motif of father in Daddy, Colossus and Lady Lazarus. Moreover, this article focuses on the motif of father in her three poems regarding her use of symbolic numbers, German language and allusions.


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