York Notes are guides to literature in English, covering major British, American, Commonwealth and Third World works as well as English translations of some important writings in other languages. The Notes are designed for GCSE and A level and are tailored to exam requirements. The books provide criticism on specific texts plus questions. Information on the author and the historical background to the text is given and a specimen essay, commentaries, hints for study and a summary of the text is included. The present book provides a commentary and notes on selected works by Sylvia Plath.