What is the theme of "Lady Lazarus"?  

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We can relate this poem and its theme to the real life experience of its poet and her multiple suicide attempts. "Lady Lazarus," with the allusion that its title contains, automatically makes us think of Lazarus who was brought back to life by Jesus. This feeling of returning to life from death is something that pervades this poem, however, this poem relates this feeling from a uniquely female perspective as it focuses on the desire for revenge that is experienced by a female victim of male domination. It is the way in which the speaker has been dominated...

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