The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath 
Literary Fiction
Literary Fiction
Updated: September 12, 2021
No rape or sexual assault
Rape or sexual assault mentioned in passing (in discussion and/or implied)
Sexual harassment (e.g. verbal or non-consensual touching/grabbing)
Sexual relationship between adult and teenager
Child sexual abuse
Attempted rape
Rape strongly implied/details surrounding a rape discussed in detail (i.e. the events before/after)
Detailed/vivid description of rape


Worthy of note: a man takes a woman to bed who describes herself as being very drunk. It is unclear how drunk he is so it can be read as an unbalanced power dynamic.

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