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Sylvia Plath (1932-1963), has emerged as one of the most prominent and treasured poetic voices of the 20th century. Her short, troubled life is well documented; her confessional poetry has earned a devoted following.
Here are some passages from her writings that reveal her struggles with self-doubt. The lesson here — keep working and keep creating even when you doubt yourself. One is never the best judge of one’s own gifts. The passages below are from The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (1982), plus her famous fig tree quote from The Bell Jar. Read More→