Miranda In Hag Saved My Life

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Throughout Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood, Felix talks to the imaginary ghost of his daughter, Miranda. Though Felix is cognizant of the complex illusion he creates in Miranda, he continues to indulge himself and cultivate her image, allowing her to age as a child. At the end of the novel, Felix picks up the silver framed photo of Miranda laughing happily on her swing. Even though she is lost in the past, she is also here watching. However, Miranda is fading and Feliz can barely sense her. Feliz starts to question why he has been keeping her tethered to him all this time and forcing her to do his bidding. He finally sets Miranda free because that is what she truly wanted. In the final chapters of Shakespeare Saved My Life, Laura Bates reiterates

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