Quotes by Margaret Atwood

Margaret Eleanor Atwood is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, inventor, teacher, and environmental activist. Since 1961, she has published 17 books of poetry, 16 novels, 10 books of non-fiction, eight collections of short fiction, eight children's books, and one graphic novel, as well as a number of small press editions in poetry and fiction.

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The answers you get from literature depend on the questions you pose.

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Heroes need monsters to establish their heroic credentials. You need something scary to overcome.

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Another belief of mine; that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.

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The genesis of a poem for me is usually a cluster of words. The only good metaphor I can think of is a scientific one: dipping a thread into a supersaturated solution to induce crystal formation. I don't think I solve problems in my poetry; I think I uncover the problems.

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A voice is a human gift; it should be cherished and used, to utter fully human speech as possible. Powerlessness and silence go together.

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