Mirror
Mirror
by Sylvia Plath

Tough-O-Meter

We’ve got your back. With the Tough-O-Meter, you’ll know whether to bring extra layers or Swiss army knives as you summit the literary mountain. (10 = Toughest)

(2) Sea Level

This poem is pretty straightforward, but readers might trip at the start of this slope if they don't figure out that the speaker is a mirror. On the first read-though, the shift when the mirror turns into a lake can also be a bit disorienting.

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