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Ariel

Ariel

  

by Sylvia Plath

Analysis: Allusions

When poets refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.

Literary and Philosophical References:

  • Ariel, Shakespeare's The Tempest (title and throughout)

Historical References:

  • Lady Godiva (20)

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