The Bell Jar
The Bell Jar
by Sylvia Plath

The Bell Jar Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The Bell Jar
The Fig Tree
Reflections, Photographs, Doubles
Electricity or Shock
Stop the Presses
Places of Confinement
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Booker's Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Rebirth
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Characters
Esther Greenwood
Esther Greenwood Timeline
Buddy Willard
Mrs. Greenwood
Joan Giling
Mrs. Willard
Dr. Nolan
Dr. Gordon
Doreen
Jay Cee
Philomena Guinea
Constantin
Marco
Eric
Irwin
Dodo Conway
Miss Norris
Valerie
DeeDee
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Women and Femininity
Women and Femininity Quotes
Family
Family Quotes
Sex
Sex Quotes
Society and Class
Society and Class Quotes
Madness
Madness Quotes
Identity
Identity Quotes
Transformation
Transformation Quotes
Literature and Writing
Literature and Writing Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
Off the Beaten Plath
Off the Beaten Plath Flashcards
Off the Beaten Plath True or False
Perfect for Storing Bell-Shaped Preserves
Perfect for Storing Bell-Shaped Preserves Flashcards
Perfect for Storing Bell-Shaped Preserves True or False
Study Questions
Essay