Mirror by Sylvia Plath — Personification
Mirror by Sylvia Plath …
The poem starts with the bold declaration,
“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.”
Quite unmistakably, Sylvia Plath perceives the Mirror to be a person with profound wisdom, discerning ability, sympathy, and an astute sense of observation. Like a renowned judge it remains neutral refusing to be swayed by the emotions or feelings of those who come near it. With astounding nonchalance, it reflects (‘swallows’) anything and everything paying no heed to the reaction of the objects – animate or inanimate. A woman slowly decaying with each passing day arouses her interest. The woman despairs at her receding charm, but the Mirror remains unmoved.
We can thus conclude that the author has succeeded to a large measure in her effort to give the Mirror a heart, mind and a soul.
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