Allusion No allusion was used in the poem “Mad Girl’s Love Song” by Sylvia Plath.

Tone The tone for the poem “Mad Girl’s Love Song” by Sylvia Plath is contemplative (thinking/reflecting on an issue) because, she sad that he once loved her so much but, doesn’t love her anymore so it seems like a dream. Figurative Language
"I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my lids and all is born again. (I think I made you up inside my head.)

Sylvia Plath is using figurative language by comparing Ted Hughes, to a thought or dream in her head. Theme

I think the theme of this poem is reckless love. Interpretation I think this poem is about how Sylvia Plath feels about Ted Hughes, giving her all of his love, and then basically snatching it away. To me it looks like he was just toying with her or playing with her emotions.

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