Margaret Atwood deserves all the awards she has received because of her inspiration to young writers, her many books, she is an influential feminist writer, her distinct style, she has dabbled in different fields of writing, has earned so many awards (majorly credited to the date and time), although some say she doesn’t deserve these awards and isn’t better than some past authors. To begin with, Margaret Atwood is a great contributor. This, her writing, are a few of the factors that on why she inspires young writers. One of the forms her writing was inspiration is the quotes. For example, “A word after word is power.” (brainyquote.com[Written by Margaret Atwood), Date N/A) is a short
The poem, “Pity Me Not,” by Edna St. Vincent Millay has a theme of heartbreak. The woman the author is writing about replays in her mind how things used to be compared to how they are now. The woman realizes things will never be like they once were and she is ready to accept that. She is heartbroken over that fact that her husband no longer loves her anymore but instead of asking for sympathy, she says do not pity me. In the beginning of the poem written by Millay, she talks about the changes between the woman's past and present, “pity me not for beauties passed away/from field and thicket as the year goes by” (Lines 3-4).
Satire in Atwood’s “Happy Endings” Margaret Atwood employs an horation satire in her short story “Happy Endings.” In a humorous manner, she addresses the different options that Mary and John have after they meet. The satire comes in because in all the options, John and Mary end up dead. From that ending, it seems that Atwood reminds us that the only guarantee in life is death. Three major instances indicate the occurrence of satire in the story. Firstly, Atwood satirizes the way women are presented stereotypically in literature work.
The tone of this poem is enlightening. The author delivers the message that there is no guarantee of happiness when following the rules of society.The author does this by showing how two different the two sisters, Sadie and Maud, feel after taking two different approaches to life. The first perspective shown is Sadie. She lives life by her own rules, going against society 's expectation and yet still achieving happiness. “She didn’t leave a tangle in./ Her comb found every strand,”(line 5-6).
Anderson used repetition of some words to really make the reader think about them, and their importance to the scene. During Grandfather’s passing, Mattie repeated the word “no” over and over again. Anderson used this simple word to show how Mattie is in denial of Grandfather’s death. Which is one way that people cope with a loss. Mattie seems to be in denial during the first couple moments after he died, but then the realization hits her and she starts thinking about all he has done for her.
Margaret Atwood, an internationally acclaimed novelist, poet and short story writer is widely considered as a major figure in Canadian litrature. In her works, she focuses on the themes of alienation and self-identity. As a poet, her works concentrate on the question of identity with as much pasion as Neruda and Walcott. There is a style and force in her writing.The major themes of Atwood’s poetry include the inconsistencies of self-perception, the Canadian identity and experience, the paradoxical nature of language and the conflicts between human kind and nature. Her poems are intensely personal and lyrical.
This is much more difficult to admire him for. Hamlet spends so much of his time wishing for death that it is almost inevitable that he would die at the end of the play. If he had not been poisoned in his bout with Laertes, he would likely have killed himself afterwards. His fixation with dying and what comes after ("O! that this too too solid flesh would melt") is disturbing- it shows us the unsettled and broken man the young prince has become, and the instability of his mind.
Margaret Atwood, a canadian-born poet, award winning writer, and a proclaimed feminist, wrote several poems dedicated to women and their struggles. Atwood explained to Judy Klemesrud in the New York Times, “My women suffer because most of the women I talk to seem to have suffered.” Since then, Atwood has become known and recognized as a feminist. Atwood’s attentiveness to women and their experiences are shown in many of her works; Including “This Photograph of Me” and the “Siren Song”, a poem that remodels Homer’s epic The Odyssey. Atwood’s unique perspective classifies her as a great feminist poets. Furthermore, Atwood, who was surrounded by the intellect of the female faculty members at Victoria College, often portrays female characters dominated by the patriarchal society in her poems.
She is the “queen of all publishing genres” it says in one of her biographies (Dame 2). She wrote quite a lot of books that are in the macabre genre. In the article, “Dame Agatha Christie Mary Clarissa Christie,” it says, “Agatha Christie was mystery writer who was one of the world’s top – selling authors with works like Murder on the Orient Express and The Mystery of the Blue Train” (1). Because of her extraordinary writings, “In 1971 Christie was named a Dame of the British Empire – a title given by the English king or queen in honor of a person’s extraordinary service to the country or for personal merit” (“Agatha Christie Biography”
conventions of writings in different forms such as fairy tale, spy thriller, Science fiction, history and gothic romances. Her writing challenges and breaks the traditional genres. She gains attention not only with the way of telling stories but also with the function of language itself. Atwood challenges the limits of fiction and real life and her genres in many of her novels. Carol Ann Howells speaks about Atwood’s technique as, Obviously revisionist perspectives have narrative consequences not only for narrators but also for readers, turning our attention towards process of deconstruction and reconstruction while emphasizing the provisionality of any narrative structure.