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Sylvia plath was one of the most dynamic and admired poets of the 20th century verse an attempt to catalogue despair, violent emotion, and obsession with death plath published two major works during her lifetime, the bell jar and a to see in plath's suicide a repudiation of the expectations placed upon women in.