The Question and Answer section for Sylvia Plath: Poems is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The slippery and unnerving "fish" in the poem may represent that unavoidable, darker self that cannot help but challenge the socially acceptable self.
The mirror first describes itself as “silver and exact.” It forms no judgments, instead merely swallowing what it sees and reflecting that image back without any alteration. The mirror is not cruel, “only truthful.” It considers itself a...
The narrator of Mirror is the looking glass..... a full length wall mirror.