Link: A Poisonous Antidote: On Anne Sexton’s ‘Transformations’ – The Millions

A Poisonous Antidote: On Anne Sexton’s ‘Transformations’ – The Millions

Sexton injects the modern world into Grimm’s fairy tales, but does so by inserting mundane references and contemporary mood. The result is poems with the architecture of archetype but modern anxiety.