Shifts mirror by sylvia plath poem summary/paraphrase speaker figurative language metaphor- line 10 says now i am a lake a woman bends over me, searching my reaches for what she really is. Mirror by sylvia plath i am silver and exact explanation here the speaker is the mirror through its voice, the speaker chooses to express her inner feelings. Introduction the poem mirror by sylvia plath is a very personal and sad portrayal of the world from a pessimistic perspective of the ageing process, described by a mirror with certain human features.
Sylvia plath's mirror offers a unique perspective on the attitudes of aging mirror displays tremendous insight and objectivity into the natural human behavior of growing older. Sylvia plath: poems study guide contains a biography of poet sylvia plath, literature essays, quiz in this poem, a mirror describes its existence and its owner, who grows older as the mirror watches. Sylvia plath is the author of the poem mirror, written in the early 1960s plath had a history of severe depression due to her father's death when she was a child and her failed attempts of suicide. Powerpoint slideshow about 'mirror by sylvia plath' - sol mirror by sylvia plath oksana veres period 4 english 9a.
In the poem, mirror, by sylvia plath, which can be read in full here, the mirror gives its own description and says that i am silver coloured and i am very accurate while reflecting the images of. In mirror, sylvia plath gives us the point of view of the mirror - actually a mirror in the 1960s, a time when the meaning of plath's reflection, and women's reflections in general, were rapidly changing. Sylvia plath - mirror i am silver and exact i have no preconceptions what ever you see i swallow immediately just as it is, unmisted by love or dislike.
Mirror september 8, 2018 sylviaplathforum 0 comment mirror i am silver and exact i have no preconceptions. Sylvia plath chooses a simple everyday object, 'a mirror' in her poem and puts perspective to it by assuming its voice and expressing things one would barely think of. Sylvia plath's poem mirror is a reflection on what it means to be a woman uncertain of the future, haunted by the past when we look into the mirror, is what we see what we get.
The mirror in mirror, sylvia plath gives us the point of view of the mirror -a mirror in the 1960s, a time when the meaning of plath's reflection, and women's reflections in general, were rapidly changing. Mirror was written two years before plath committed suicide in 1963 it appeared in plath's (sylvia plath) papers on language & literature 292 (1993): 152+ academic onefile. Mirror i am silver and exact i have no preconceptions remarkable your poetry will be read for years to come ms sylvia plath by far my #1 writer. Mirror by sylvia plath font colorredb the text of this poem could not be published because of copyright laws bfont.
Sylvia plath mirror truth or lie what do we prefer to hear abstact: the paper analyzes the poem mirror, written by sylvia plath what it wants to show are the multiple meanings which. The paper analyzes the poem mirror, written by sylvia plath what it wants to show are the multiple meanings which depend on the different readers the paper is intended to show the importance of the.
Sylvia plath's poem, mirror, is a poem that deals with the truths and lies in the struggle a woman one of the many literary devices plath utilizes in the poem is the reoccurring use of personification to. Sylvia plath's mirror: a reflection misty williams eng125 introduction to literature instructor stephen rogers july 22, 2013 i was drawn to sylvia plath's poem mirror because of her use of figurative. Mirror by sylvia plath i am silver and exact i have no preconceptions whatever i see i swallow immediately just as it is, unmisted by love or dislike.