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Imagery in This is a Photograph of Me

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/1/10 Imagery in “This is a Photograph of Me” By Margaret Atwood
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9/1/10 Margaret Atwood (1939-) Born in Ottawa, Ontario Poet, novelist, story writer, essayist, and environmental activist. Known for her strong support of causes: feminism, environmentalism, social justice. Common theme of female suffering, popular writer http://www.skidmore.ed
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9/1/10 Imagery A common term of variable meaning, imagery includes the "mental pictures" that readers experience with a passage of literature. It signifies all the sensory perceptions referred to in a poem, whether by literal description, allusion, simile, or metaphor. Imagery is not limited to visual imagery; it also includes auditory (sound), tactile (touch), thermal (heat and cold), olfactory (smell), gustatory (taste), and kinesthetic sensation (movement). http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/lit_terms_i
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9/1/10 Stanza I “At first it seems to be a smeared print: blurred lines and grey flecks blended with the paper;” (Lines 2-5)
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