This slideshow guides students through an analysis of Sylvia Plath's poem, "Metaphors." It is designed to introduce advanced analysis by asking critical thinking questions to students as they explore the poem line by line. Slide notes are included in the powerpoint version and are collected in a document to act as a teacher's guide. This also comes with a student handout version of the poem. This lesson is designed to take 15-30 minutes. Each file is available in both PDF and Microsoft Office form and is fully editable.