Born to Die | Lana Del Rey

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I'm doing a poetry paper and one of the poet's of whom's poetry I'm analyzing is Sylvia Plath. I just discovered her recently and I find her works very moving. I was in a trance all of english period as I listend to Lana Del Rey's lovely, creepy voice and read Sylvia Plath's poetry. 

I see so many similarities between Lana Del Rey's music and Sylvia Plath's poetry. In particular I can't help but think of Sylvia Plath when I listen to Born to Die. I used to really hate poetry up until a year ago and now that I'm finding a poet I can relate to it's so lovely. 

Honestly I'm so happy I started reading her poetry because I understand her and she says the things I don't know how to say. 

"Out of the ash
I rise with my red hair
And I eat men like air."

5 comments

julieee-xo
Wrote 4 years ago
so lovely!

bellalovestea
Wrote 4 years ago
I love Sylvia Plath and have for about 3/4 years! I read a short story by her when I was 13 about growing up and losing innocence and realizing that the world isn't all fairy tails and rainbows. I mean you read my essay right? My sadness about growing up. Oh it was a good yet sad story! Wonderful set by the way, dear!!

raisng614
Wrote 4 years ago
great set!

xobriealexandra
Wrote 4 years ago
Sylvia Plath is up there on my list of favorite female poets! Along with Emily Dickenson, who is my all time favorite :) Poetry is so subjective, but thats just what I love about it.

sparkleandshine
Wrote 4 years ago
If you like Sylvia Plath, you should read "The yellow wallpaper" by Charlotte Gilman! It's not a poem but it has similar themes with a lot of her work and it's a short story so it won't take too long either.

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