You Fit Into Me, By Margaret Atwood

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Margaret Atwood’s Poem “You fit into me”, a love poem, briefly explains Atwood’s metaphorical feelings of being destined to be with another person. Her simile in this particular poem to describe objects such as, “like a hook into eye” clasp to emphasize the perfect “fit” or security in her relationship. As a result of being destined and connected to this person, she also feels vulnerable and is in pain as described as a real “hook” into her eye. This poem actively reflects Atwood’s life by its actions, emotions, theme, and symbolism that is shared seamlessly. Margaret Atwood was born in Ottawa, Ontario, in 1939. She spent most of her childhood traveling between Toronto, Canada, with her family and bush of Northern Quebec with her father, who was an entomologist. She began writing stories at the age of five and as an adult pursued writing in her studies. She studied at Victoria College at the University of Toronto, and she then completed her Master’s degree in English Literature at Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1962 (Britannica Encyclopedia). Today, Atwood has been named “Canada’s most eminent novelist and poet” (British Council Literature) and she is well-known for writing a profuse amount of short stories, novels, poems, critical studies, screenplays, radio scripts and children’s books. Several of her books have been translated in over 30 different languages, and some of her books have been adapted for on stage productions and movies. Atwood has
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