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1

Poor, unflattering image of his wife Frieda. She is trying to emotionally manipulate him

Don't you care for my love? she said bitterly.

2

Satirical. He is saying he should ask herself these questions before asking him. Exasperation or hint at humour delivered with punctuation

Please address these questions to the proper person!

3

He is saying that if she wishes to change something then she must ask herself because he has nothing to do with it

Please make all requests to head-quarters!

4

She holds the power and authority in the relationship when it comes to emotional matters

In all matters of emotional importance
please approach the supreme authority direct!

5

He gives her the mirror to distract her. Again, an unflattering image that makes her seem self absorbed and needy. Use of humour with imagery

I handed her the mirror.
And she would have broke it over my head,
but she caught sight of her own reflection

6

Reiterating the fact that she is self-centred and absorbed in her own appearance

held her spellbound for two seconds

7

Moment of tension interrupted by his humour once again. Making fun of typical love poems. Lighthearted but there is the undercurrent of a troubled relationship

while I fled