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The Bell Jar

The Bell Jar


by Sylvia Plath

The Bell Jar: Perfect for Storing Bell-Shaped Preserves True or False

1. How did Esther break her leg? -> She had a skiing accident
2. What rejects Esther? -> An Ivy League university
3. What does Dr. Gordon give Esther? -> Electroshock therapy
4. Where does Esther run into Joan, her friend from high school? -> At the grocery store at two in the morning, while wearing her pajamas and no make-up. Isn’t that always the way?
5. Who commits suicide? -> Joan