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A psychoanalytical study of the poems of Margaret Atwood.

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A quick survey of some of Atwood's poetry reveals that they are rich and fecund texts and particularly suitable to a psychoanalytical approach. This is because so many of Atwood's poems develop the theme of a search for identity and how we can change ourselves. In "This is a Photograph of Me," for example, the photograph that is presented to us has an image that is at best obscure and one where the speaker is above some kind of watery location. This reflects the way in...

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