Wanting To Die By Anne Sexton Analysis

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Maybe life is just a period of time that we exist in this world. Even though we have to enjoy it purposely, not just living as the robots wait until the day we run out of energy. Some of us find ourselves strong, some of us think that ourselves as weak as we used to be but in fact none of us is weak, nor strong. The difference between us that is having our own different purpose in life. Some of us might have an easy purpose to achieve, some of us might have a tough one to accomplish it. However, there are also some of us might do not have any purposes in life such as Anne Sexton. A beautiful young lady who lost her life’s purpose and adrift her life to the end. “Wanting To Die”, the poem published by Anne Sexton has let us see a purposeless life when it comes to desperation.…show more content…
“I walk in my clothing” (2) even when she wears clothes, she still feels like she is naked in her soul. Walking inanimately knows that life has nothing for her and when the soul has guided by the boredom, it comes to the voyage, the voyage of seeking to death. It comes to her as the “lust” (3) which keeps alluring her to the desire of committing suicide. Sexton has “nothing against life” (4), she is still conscious about those positive qualities in things surrounding her that comes along in everyday life; “the grass blades you mention, / the furniture you have placed under the sun” (5-6). Even if she herself cannot feel positive about

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