Sylvia Plath: Poems

Mirror By Silvia Plath

Why does the woman most likely look into the mirror? Include two details from the poem.

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To see what or who she really is.....

A woman bends over me,
Searching my reaches for what she really is.

To mark the changes wrought by time.

In me she has drowned a young girl, and in me an old woman
Rises toward her day after day, like a terrible fish.