Rosemary Margaret Atwood Analysis

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“Get rid of death. Celebrate increase. Make it be spring” Margaret Atwood, “February”. After reading dozens of poems and drafting a couple of papers I had finally found a poem that was intriguing and powerful. Margaret Atwood’s poem deals with a narrator who is experiencing heartbreak and despair in the month February. While most of winter has began to pass it has left behind a sinister sexual repression that our speaker is struggling to fight. Her passion and heart aches for the love she use to feel in the coming of spring. As February lingers she is found to be confined into her room with the darkness creeping over her snuggled deep with her cat on lonely nights. “February” is Atwood at her best. Atwood applies beautiful thematic language,
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