PLATH’S SONNET OF SOPHISTICATED HOPELESSNESS
by Charles Bainbridge for The Blog Books (Guardian Unlimited Books)
“‘Ennui’, the newly discovered undergraduate sonnet by Sylvia Plath (read it in full here), is very much about craft, about delivering a tough resonant argument. It is concerned with the art of rhetoric, densely and self-consciously built, full of literary references and brandishing its knowingness.”
Read full entry and poem here.