Barbie Doll Symbolism, Imagery, & Allegory
There’s more to a poem than meets the eye.
And you thought Barbie was just a good gift idea to put under the tree next Christmas. In Piercy's "Barbie Doll," Barbie kind of gets a makeover and it's not exactly for the better. Here she's more...
There's something on-point about this neologism that points to the unique experience of being a child and a girl in "Barbie Doll." As countless authors have written about, girls feel a whole differ...
Fat Nose on Thick Legs
It sounds like a pretty harsh characterization, but it serves a purpose in "Barbie Doll." The girlchild's "fat nose on thick legs" sounds extra-mean so that we can feel for a minute the kind of pre...
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