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Barbie Doll

Barbie Doll

by Marge Piercy

Analysis: Tough-o-Meter

(2) Sea Level

Since "Barbie Doll" reads more like a dark fairytale than a poem, it doesn't take a whole lot of decoding to figure out what's going on. The speaker keeps it all rather simple for us without fancy words, meters, or cryptic meanings.

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