Unformatted text preview: the activity and they only think about themselves getting to the finish, which gives them a sense of accomplishment. 3. Olds uses imagery which is normally romantic, artistic, and beautiful, but gives them a negative spin. She compares the partners to ice skaters, who are “hooked inside each other’s bodies.” This cold sweat is not pleasurable as she continues to describe their cheeks as wine red and bloody like a steak. While and fine foods are romantic, they give the reader a feeling of disgust and disease....
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- Spring '10
- English, Academy Award for Best Actress, Feeling, AP English Per.