Outlive Your Idols: Why do crazy girls always die young?

Sylvia Plath, 1932–1963
Ophelia (Sir John Everett Millais)
Rachel Hurd-Wood as Sibyl Vane
Sofia Coppola’s 2000 adaptation of The Virgin Suicides.
13 Reasons Why’s Hannah Baker
Effy Stonem, a fictional character who was part of a generational obsession with mentally ill girls.
Susanna Kaysen, author of Girl, Interrupted.
Fiona Apple

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