Surfacing | Study Guide

Margaret Atwood

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Overview

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Author

Margaret Atwood

Year Published

1972

Type

Novel

Genre

Drama

Perspective and Narrator

The unnamed narrator of Surfacing tells the story from her first-person perspective.

Tense

Surfacing is narrated in the present tense.

About the Title

In the novel Surfacing, the narrator's painful repressed memories are brought into her conscious mind, as if emerging from a deep lake toward the surface.

Summary

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