Margaret Atwood Quotes

Margaret Atwood Quotes: I got into trouble a while ago for saying that I thought the internet led to increased literacy - people scolded me about the shocking grammar to be found online - but I was talking about fundamentals: quite simply, you can't use the net unless you can read.
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Margaret Atwood Quote: A reader can never tell if it's a real thimble or an imaginary thimble, because by the time you're reading it, they're the same. It's a thimble. It's in the book.
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Quotes about Margaret Atwood: What we share may be a lot like a traffic accident but we get one another. We are survivors of each other. We have been shark to one another, but also lifeboat. That counts for something.
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Quote about Margaret Atwood: I don't think the relationship between novels and realities are one to one. Of course novels play different roles. It's essentially just a long narrative form. What you use that long narrative form for can be very different.
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Margaret Atwood Sayings: Our biggest technology that we ever, ever invented was articulated language with built-out grammar. It is that that allows us to imagine things far in the future and things way back in the past.
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Margaret Atwood Saying: No more photos. Surely there are enough. No more shadows of myself thrown by light onto pieces of paper, onto squares of plastic. No more of my eyes, mouths, noses, moods, bad angles. No more yawns, teeth, wrinkles. I suffer from my own multiplicity. Two or three images would have been enough, or four, or five. That would have allowed for a firm idea: This is she. As it is, I'm watery, I ripple, from moment to moment I dissolve into my other selves. Turn the page: you, looking, are newly confused. You know me too well to know me. Or not too well: too much.
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Sayings about Margaret Atwood: poetry is where the language is renewed.
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Saying about Margaret Atwood: What's with her?
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Margaret Atwood Quotes: No male writer is likely to be asked to sit on a panel addressing itself to the special problems of a male writer.
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Margaret Atwood Quote: When we think of the past it's the beautiful things we pick out. We want to believe it was all like that.
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Quotes about Margaret Atwood: The goals of the feminist movement have not been achieved, and those who claim we're living in a post-feminist era are either sadly mistaken or tired of thinking about the whole subject.
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Quote about Margaret Atwood: The moment of betrayal is the worst, the moment when you know beyond any doubt that you've been betrayed: that some other human being has wished you that much evil
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Margaret Atwood Sayings: You can never read your own book with the innocent anticipation that comes with that first delicious page of a new book, because you wrote the thing. You've been backstage. You've seen how the rabbits were smuggled into the hat. Therefore ask a reading friend or two to look at it before you give it to anyone in the publishing business. This friend should not be someone with whom you have a romantic relationship, unless you want to break up.
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Margaret Atwood Saying: If you knew what was going to happen, if you knew everything that was going to happen next
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Sayings about Margaret Atwood: About no subject are poets tempted to lie so much as about their own lives.
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Saying about Margaret Atwood: Every utopia - let's just stick with the literary ones - faces the same problem: What do you do with the people who don't fit in?
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Margaret Atwood Quotes: The genesis of a poem for me is usually a cluster of words. The only good metaphor I can think of is a scientific one: dipping a thread into a supersaturated solution to induce crystal formation. I don't think I solve problems in my poetry; I think I uncover the problems.
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Margaret Atwood Quote: Victorian literature was my subject at Harvard.
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