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CBSE Guess Question.4: How the poem ‘Mirror’ brings out the inevitability of ageing and the death?

CBSE Guess Question.5: Why has the mirror been called the “The eye of a little God”?

CBSE Guess Question.6: Who disturbs the mirror’s meditation and how? 

MIRROR (Poetry) by Sylvia Plath 

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CBSE Guess Question.7: Who calls the ‘mirror’ cruel and why?

CBSE Guess Question.8: The poet says that the mirror has no preconceptions and is only truthful. Explain.

CBSE Guess Question.9: Why have the candles and moon been called liars?

CBSE Guess Question.10: Why does the woman turn to liars like the candles and moon again?

CBSE Guess Question.11: Why is the woman agitated and has tears in her eyes?

CBSE Guess Question.12: How does the mirror important to the woman?

CBSE Guess Question.13: How do you consider the poem – optimistic or pessimistic? Explain. 

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CBSE Guess ​Question.1: Read the stanzas given below and answer the questions.

Whatever you see I swallow immediately
Just as it is, unmisted by love or dislike

(i) Explain: ‘I have no preconceptions’.

(ii) Who is the speaker? Which figure of speech is used in ‘I swallow’?

CBSE Guess Question.2: Read the stanzas given below and answer the questions. 

Now I am a lake. A woman bends over me,
Searching my reaches for what she really is
Then she turns to those liars, the candles or the moon.
I see her back and reflect it faithfully,
She rewards me with tears and an agitation of hands,
I am important to her

(i) Who says: ‘Now I am a lake’?

(ii) Why is the woman in tears?

(iii) Explain: .Searching my reaches’.

(iv) Who is ‘she’ in the above lines?

(v) What does the mirror reflect faithfully?

CBSE Guess Question.3: The woman in the poem ‘Mirror’ searches for something in the depth of the mirror. What is it?

Class 10, Mirror by Sylvia Plath
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