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What is the poem mirror by Sylvia Plath?

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Mirror was written in 1963, the same year that she died.


In the literal sense it means that she is looking into a mirror yet in the poetic sense she is describing herself in old age.



the theme is that sylvia plath is trying to say that in life you can see your self when looking at a mirror


Narcissus, who fell in love with himself by staring at his own reflection in the water and died.


Sylvia Plath writes entire poems that are a conceit such as her poem "Metaphors".she wrote metaphysical poetry due to her mental and physical illness


Sylvia Plath is 5' 9".


Apart from her two major poem books: The Colossus and Other Poems and Ariel, Sylvia Plath also wrote the novel The Bell Jar.


Sylvia Plath went by Sivvy.


when she talks about her fathers heart #H&Q



Sylvia Plath was born on October 27, 1932.


What i understand of the poem "Mirror" by Sylvia Plath is that she is the mirror in the first stanza a mirror is silver and exact it doesn't lie or hide the truth it reflects exactly what it sees. in the second stanza she is a lake which also reflects exactly what it sees. "in e she has drown a young girl and in me an old woman rises toward her day after day..." meant that her reflection used to be bright and young and that of a little girl. Now it is an older woman looking back through the mirror at her.


Sylvia Plath wrote 121 poems.


Sylvia Plath died February 11, 1963.



plaths father was otto plath who had arguments with plath


It is a quote from her journal, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath.


Sylvia Plath was 30 years old when she killed herself.


Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) lived to be 31 years old.


Sylvia Plath died on February 11, 1963 at the age of 30.


the bee meeting is very difficult poem to explain.it is one of the most complicated poems of plath"s poetry


kindly give a complete analysis on the poem of Sylvia "Widow". I'm waiting for your reply.


Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes were together for six yrs.



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