The Bell Jar Three Act Plot Analysis
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Three Act Plot Analysis
Esther experiences a series of crises in the summer before her senior year in college that lead her to contemplate suicide.
After a few half-hearted attempts at suicide, Esther attempts to kill herself by swallowing a bottleful of sleeping pills, but she fails.
Esther undergoes treatment at a psychiatric institution. The novel ends as she prepares for her exit interview at the institution.