by Sylvia Plath
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With my gipsy ancestress and my weird luck And my Taroc pack and my Taroc pack I may be a bit of a Jew. (lines 37-40)
Daddy, I have had to kill you. You died before I had time – (lines 6-7)
The Supernatural Quotes
Marble-heavy, a bag full of God, Ghastly statue with one gray toe Big as a Frisco seal And a head in the freakish Atlantic (lines 8-11)
Language and Communication Quotes
Daddy, I have had to kill you. (line 6)
Freedom and Confinement Quotes
You do not do, you do not do Any more, black shoe In which I have lived like a foot For thirty years, poor and white, Barely daring to breathe or Achoo. (lines 1-5)
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