Poetry is an imaginative awareness of experience expressed through meaning, sound, and rhythmic language choices so as to evoke an emotional response. That imaginative awareness can be in a lot of form of human emotional situation. By reading a poem we can get those various kinds of emotional. A poem is not just about words, sentences, and paragraphs it is beyond that. Those words or sentences we have read in a poem have a lot of meaning and story if we want to take a look of it deeper. That is why we have to do the analysis.
The analysis of poetry assignments is also being the reason why the writers want to conduct this paper.
Mirror by Sylvia Plath is the poem that the writers have chosen. Mirror is one of Sylvia Plath's most popular poems. The poem handles an issue that is simply honest about growing older and losing youth of a woman that standing in a front of a mirror. But is that all? Is that what Sylvia want to talk about? Like we have discussed above a poem is not just a poem, it is beyond that. Through this Mirror analysis, the meaning behind one mirror can be discovered.
[...] In stanza two the mirror becomes a perfectly reflecting lake unruffled by any disturbance. A woman bends over the lake like the mythological Narcissus, but no matter how deeply she searches she sees only her actuality or surface truth. Unlike Narcissus, the woman can not fall in love with what she sees. The candles and moon to which the woman turns are liars capable of lending untruthful shadows and romantic highlights, unlike the lake surface or mirror, which renders only faithful images. [...]
[...] Those words or sentences we have read in a poem have a lot of meaning and story if we want to take a look of it deeper. That is why we have to do the analysis. The analysis of poetry assignments is also being the reason why the writers want to conduct this paper. Mirror by Sylvia Plath is the poem that the writers have chosen. Mirror is one of Sylvia Plath's most popular poems. The poem handles an issue that is simply honest about growing older and losing youth of a woman that standing in a front of a mirror. But is that all? [...]
[...] Then she turns to those liars, the candles or the moon. I see her back, and reflect it faithfully. She rewards me with tears and an agitation of hands. I am important to her. She comes and goes. Each morning it is her face that replaces the darkness. In me she has drowned a young girl, and in me an old woman Rises toward her day after day, like a terrible fish. II.2 Analysis of the Poem II Mirror In this poem, "Mirror", addressed as an inanimate object, which sets out to define itself and its function and does so with the exactitude that is a part of its nature. [...]
[...] An additional illustration would be the similarity of the woman's days for 'she has drowned a young girl,' in the mirror and 'an old woman' in it. So we can conclude that the mirror has watched her from the beginning of her life, observing her as she grows to a young woman and observing her as she withers and languishes to an old one. The reference to the fish is a metaphor for the youth that has slipped through her fingers, like a fish might do when you try to hold it and also, the fish may just be a symbol of nature and what sylvia is saying is that no one can escape the power of nature; no one can escape getting old and dying. [...]
[...] That is also the characteristic of the mirror which is honest. eye of a little god, four-cornered” is maybe Plath's concept about Her God which is small because the lady in the mirror seems desperate with her aging problem and God just only watches from small eyes of the four-cornered mirror. Most of the time I meditate on the opposite wall, it is pink with speckles” we think that this part is some kind of reflection of the lady of her childhood or youngster life. [...]
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