The Sinister Implications of Abuse within Anne Sexton’s “The Room of my Life”

Like her Confessional peers, Anne Sexton’s life was filled with trauma and psychological torment. In addition to struggling with mental illness, Sexton openly wrote about being a victim of sexual abuse by the hands of both her father and her aunt. Although the process through which this revelation was made remains uncertain and controversial, Sexton … Continue reading The Sinister Implications of Abuse within Anne Sexton’s “The Room of my Life”