Barbie Doll Poem Summary and Line by Line Analysis by Marge Piercy in English

Introduction Marge Piercy’s poem “Barbie Doll” addresses the unreasonable and ridiculous demands made of young girls. Second-wave feminism was prevalent when “Barbie Doll” was composed and released. The speaker discusses the emotions that feminism was and is still battling against throughout the poem. She uses the narrative of a “girlchild” to talk about gender roles … Read more