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Your Own, Sylvia

A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath

by Stephanie Hemphill

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Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7429959M
ISBN 100375937994
ISBN 109780375937996
OCLC/WorldCa64486926


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Your Own, Sylvia draws on Plath’s writing and extensive nonfiction sources, chronicling Hemphill’s interpretation of Plath’s life from infancy to her death by suicide at age The poems are arranged chronologically and each conveys an experience in Plath’s life told via the voice and perspective of family members, friends, doctors, fellow Your Own, etc.—as interpreted by by: 3.

"Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath" was written in a format that I had never really experienced before. Sylvia Plath is an author and writer that I am familiar with and Stephanie Hemphill created a fictional biography through this book that I think describes Plath's life and family in a very interesting way/5.

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Fictionalized bio in verse a great intro to Plath's poetry. Read Common Sense Media's Your Own, Sylvia review, age rating, and parents guide.4/5. "Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath", is a book that should not have been written or published.

The poetry itself is lame and lackluster, and doesn't do the subject any credit at all. Also, as a fan of Plath myself, I feel Plath, as well as her late husband, have been exploited in 4/5(19).

She was and is Sylvia Plath and Your Own, Sylvia is a portrait of her life, told in poems. With photos and an extensive list of facts and sources to round out the reading experience, Your Own, Sylvia is a great curriculum companion to Plath's The Bell Jar and Ariel, a welcoming introduction for newcomers, and an unflinching valentine for the /5(4).

Your Own, Sylvia draws on Plath's writing and extensive nonfiction sources, chronicling Hemphill's interpretation of Plath's life from infancy to her death by suicide at age The poems are arranged chronologically and each conveys an experience in Plath's life, told via the voice and perspective of family members, friends, doctors, fellow.

"Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath", is a book that should not have been written or published. The poetry itself is lame and lackluster, and doesn't do the subject any credit at all. Also, as a fan of Plath myself, I feel Plath, as well as her late husband, have been exploited in Cited by: 3.

Your Own, Sylvia draws on Plath’s writing and extensive nonfiction sources, chronicling Hemphill’s interpretation of Plath’s life from infancy to her death by suicide at age The poems are arranged chronologically and each conveys an experience in Plath’s life told via the voice and perspective of family members, friends, doctors, fellow writers, etc.—as interpreted by Hemphill.3/5.

Get this from a library. Your own, Sylvia: a verse portrait of Sylvia Plath. [Stephanie Hemphill] -- The author interprets the people, events, influences and art that made up the brief life of Sylvia Plath.

Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath by Stephanie Hemphill and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The book also includes an Author’s Note, some photos, a section describing the source material for each poem, and suggestions for further reading.

Your Own, Sylvia draws on Plath’s writing and extensive nonfiction sources, chronicling Hemphill’s poetic interpretation of Plath’s life from infancy to her death by suicide at age Finally, teen readers can dig into Your Own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath by Stephanie Hemphill.

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On a bleak February day in a young American poet died by her own hand, and passed into a myth that has since imprin Brand: Random House Children's Books. Perhaps at this literary juncture, where novelists supply bibliographies for their fiction and memoirists fictionalize to liberate certain "truths" and dramatize their memories, a "verse portrait" seems entirely in order.

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In Your Own Words book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A guide to writing prose, both fiction and nonfiction, and poetry/5.

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Sylvia’s love and respect for Francine and Raheim is evident throughout the stories that are presented. I read Your own, Sylvia: A Verse Portrait of Sylvia Plath by Stephanie Hemphill over the last week. It was well researched and very creative; I enjoyed reading the poems as it re-enforces the work that Plath's biographers have done.

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Your Own, Sylvia draws on Plath's writing and extensive nonfiction sources, chronicling Hemphill's interpretation of Plath's life from infancy to her death by suicide at age The poems are arranged chronologically and each conveys an experience in Plath's life, told via the voice and perspective of family members, friends, doctors, fellow writers, etc.

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Sylvia was born in Boston on Octo Author: Marisa Reyes.Your Own, Sylvia draws on Plath’s writing and extensive nonfiction sources, chronicling Hemphill’s interpretation of Plath’s life from infancy to her death by suicide at age The poems are arranged chronologically and each conveys an experience in Plath’s life told via the voice and perspective of family members, friends, doctors, fellow writers, etc.—as interpreted by Hemphill.