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There are also essays on Jean Rys, Sylvia Plath, the Brontës, and Henry Roth.Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination|Mindy Farabee|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sylvia insisted that Ted move out and he complied, going to stay in London.
It was sad that my first visit to Court Green, which Sylvia had described so enthusiastically, should be after her demise.
On the television screen in her small Paris flat, Sylvia carefully followed the events in Munich.
Sylvia went on to read articles in other newspapers, and they left a bitter taste in her mouth.
Sylvia sat beside Bassett at dinner that night, and it was on the whole a cheerful party.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
Sylvia turned to her father with breathless inquiry in her eyes.For the Term of His Natural Life|Marcus Clarke
George Morton never could be certain when he first conceived the preposterous idea that Sylvia Planter ought to belong to him.The Guarded Heights|Wadsworth Camp
He merely mentioned that Sylvia was to be spared every particle of "painful knowledge."Sylvia's Marriage|Upton Sinclair
"I am ready now" said Sylvia in a weak voice as she put a packet of biscuits into her bundle.Daisy Ashford: Her Book|Daisy Ashford
Word Origin and History for sylvia
fem. proper name, literally "inhabiting woods," from Latin silva "wood, forest" (see sylvan).