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Shift Between Stanzas

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Barren Woman, Sylvia Plath, 1961

Plath, Sylvia. “Barren Woman.” The Collected Poems of Sylvia Plath, ed. Ted Hughes. New York: Harper Perennial, 2008.

The shift between stanzas one and two indicates a change from

A

hope to disappointment.

B

reality to imagination.

C

immobility to action.

D

health to sickness.

E

architecture to nature.