Critical Analysis of the Poem “Looking Glass” by Kamala Das

Critical Analysis of the poem “Looking Glass” by Kamala Das


The Looking Glass holds up the image of woman’s dependence on her man and shows how the woman gave her everything away, starting from her body to her trust, to the male. Her dependence is also seen, as she is in an intimate relation with the man and so she wants to show him her womanhood. The dependence on her male may lead her to a tough life where she has to live without the support and love of her man. Continue reading