Power Politics (poetry collection)
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It contains her famous simile:
|“||You fit into me
like a hook into an eye
a fish hook
an open eye
The violent surprise of this poem is typical of Atwood’s imagery.
Gender is a crucial theme in Power Politics. The collection was often dismissed as a poetic version of Women's Lib although Atwood herself rejected the notion that the Women's Movement influenced the conception of Power Politics.
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