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Speaker's Self-Image

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Barren Woman, Sylvia Plath, 1961

Plath, Sylvia. “Barren Woman.” The Collected Poems of Sylvia Plath, ed. Ted Hughes. New York: Harper Perennial, 2008.

From line 2, it can be inferred that the speaker sees her body as

A

bereft of adornment.

B

beautifully empty.

C

grand and elaborate.

D

unattractive and cold.

E

meant for someone else's pleasure.