Margaret Atwood, You Fit Into Me

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Margaret Atwood, You Fit Into Me In this poem, Margaret Atwood focuses on the wild savagery of sex, love and relationships. She is able shift the tone and mood of the poem from love to a savage brutality by only using symbols. The use of the word hook and eye suggests a body that unites and brings two lovers in a common union in a manner suggesting sexual compatibility. However, the poet also includes a twist that surprises the audience, from merely feeling warn and good about relationships and love, by introducing some form of violence in the second part in the nature of a fish hook. The fish hook is hard, cold and metallic and pierces the victim by hooking at the tip. The poet places this hook in an open eye that does not anticipate the

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