Marge Piercy's Poem Barbie Doll

Good Essays
In Marge Piercy’s poem “Barbie doll,” she describes a time when a little girl growing up think she is was perfect. The story begins with a little girl thinking she was a perfect girl; however, once puberty came in to her life. She was bullied by everyone saying that she had a big nose and fat legs. The girl was healthy, smart, but she was always being sorry. She did everything she could to make herself perfect. In the end she took her life and hurt herself to please everyone. Like Piercy, I experienced a similar event growing up. I remember as a little girl growing up I thought I was perfect. When I was in middle school, I was skinny, healthy, and I was a cheerleader. When I started puberty, I slowly gain weight and didn’t like the idea
Get Access