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Barbie Doll

Barbie Doll

by Marge Piercy

Analysis: Steaminess Rating

Exactly how steamy is this poem?

PG

If it weren't for the sexy nightie and the sexual connotations that go along with it, "Barbie Doll" would've gotten a G rating. Plus, the speaker isn't shy about the girchild's "sexual drive," so things are a little sexy (though really more creepy than anything), but not too crazy.

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