Tpcast of “This Is a Photograph of Me” by Margaret Atwood

In: English and Literature

Submitted By Zeroxie
Words 304
Pages 2
March 11, 2014
TPCAST of “This is a photograph of me” by Margaret Atwood
Title: The title of this poem can mean that this is an autobiography of the author or how she sees herself physically.
Paragraph: It starts with the description of a photo, what it has and what’s visible to see. Then takes a dramatic turn pointing out that she drowned there, in a lake in the middle, and nobody can see her. Talking how the woman are not treated equally as men.
Connotation: It has a deep meaning trying to show how society treats and sees women.
Point of view: First person.
Imagery: The imagery of the setting is important. All of the imagery is about beauty and perfection even when drowning leading that too much perfection is toxic.
Form: Free verse
Symbolism: The entire second stanza is a symbolism representing how society sees men more powerful than women.
Attitude: The tone used in here is peaceful when describing the scenery. The author at the start sounds peaceful and good with herself; actually all throughout the poem she sounds nice but she actually feels shadowed by society. She asks to the reader that please look for her drowning even in all that beauty.
Shifts: I think there’s only one shift in here and it’s when the parenthesis starts and she says “The photograph was taken after I drowned, maybe trying to mock or dramatic.
Title#2: Now the title seems more significant. She explains it that even if she is in the picture, she is not the picture, just a part of it. And then the pictures she describes like it’s perfect but in reality there’s a hidden imperfection in it.
Theme: The overall theme I see in this poem is that no everything is what it seems to…...

Similar Documents

Hey This Is Me

...One time management strategy I use to maximize my time and reach my goals is starting with a plan every week. I try this by creating a calendar for the duration of each class, and using the syllabus to determine what I have due on what day. Organizing my work with a calendar is a great way to utilize my time because it will allow me to complete assignments in an organized and timely manner; it will also allow me to see a progression of ideas which will in turn help me better understand the information I am supplied with. 2. Another time management strategy is assembling all the materials i will need ahead of time. i should try to have the syllabus, reading materials, and other important papers printed out and assembled at the beginning of my class. This will allow me to access my learning materials at any time or place. This will also allow me to prepare for my assignments ahead of time, and it will help me save time when assignments that are due because i will already have the necessary information and documents available. 3. I think using a personal planner is a great way to stay organized, and everyone should get one. If you do not like using a personal planner there are many other similar options. Many email servers provide you with calendars, and many cell phones also have applications that can serve this purpose. It is important to have all the necessary deadlines organized in an easily accessible place in order to reduce stress and achieve your goals. 4. I enjoy the......

Words: 394 - Pages: 2

Poem You Fit Into Me

...Kimberly Hicks ENC 1102 Mrs.Lannon 23 March 2011 Response to Reading Essential Information G, Jordon. "You Fit Into Me by Margaret Atwood." PoemHunter.Com - Thousands of Poems and Poets. Poetry Search Engine. 20 June 2006. Web. 24 Mar. 2011. <>. Content Summary “You fit into me” may be perceived as very brief, but the four lines have such a deeper meaning and can be interpreted in numerous ways depending on how you view things. Overall, you fit into is about a relationship between a women and a men. Throughout the poem the speaker is describing her experiences in this relationship. Her relationship can be viewed from either a negative or a positive perspective. The first two lines “you fit into me like a fish hook” can be interpreted of a wonderful relationship that the speaker feels that her and her lover are compatible for each other. On the other hand, from a negative stand point a fish hook can be looked as a sharp and unpleasant object. It can also be about a relationship that was once perfect but feeling as if you can’t live without the person. Another theory that can be supported is that the speaker in the poem is in an abusive relationship and the pain she goes through, but yet she seems to still believe that the relationship is going well, because she’s holding on to the past and what was once good and hurts her not to be with her lover. Response to essay I consider both theories......

Words: 537 - Pages: 3

How This Course Has Changed Me

...In this course I have learned much about myself, as well as other people, more so than I ever thought I would, and with this knowledge comes a great responsibility. When this class first started I only expected to learn the very basics of psychology like the different approaches to psychology from behaviorism, structuralism, functionalism, humanism, psychoanalysis, and other things. Not only did I learn about the essentials of psychology, but I also learned a great deal about myself and my past life experiences. This class has forced me to look deep within myself and confront my psychological demons. Doing that has helped me become more understanding and accepting of why I am the person I am today and what I can do to change certain things. Without the help of Psychology 101 and words of wisdom from my instructor I would still have no clue as to who I am as a person, and who I want to be, as well as what my purpose in life is. I have gained more confidence in myself this semester than I've ever had in my entire life. I feel more enlightened about many aspects of life, especially when it comes to understanding other people. I feel like this class has also helped rid me of the anxiety that I faced. In this paper I will discuss how this class has changed certain aspects of my life, how I've grown to overcome certain psychological hang-ups, and how I plan to use this knowledge in my future life....

Words: 257 - Pages: 2

This Is Me

...Work Experience: Internship Helpdesk Support Technician Pikes Peak Community College 5/2013 – Present • Work with customer support centers on service problem updates, support issues, and concerns with supported computer systems • Perform installations, maintenance, and repairs on customer equipment IT Support Technician I University of the Rockies 1/2010 – 01/2012 • Coordinate and implement procedures for gathering and maintaining hardware and software inventory data as established by the IT Procurement Department and Coordinate the purchasing of parts needed for repair • Maintain audio/visual equipment, support video teleconference room operation and equipment • Distribute, install, maintain, manage and provide guidance on all networked and standalone PC software on campus Karl G. Fronda Help Desk/PRC Analyst Volt Management Corp 9/2007 – 2/2009 • Serve as primary point of contact to reporting problems with network resources and access administration to any of the company’s Primary Active Directory Domains, but not limited to the administration of desktop software/hardware, server shares, Microsoft Exchange administration • Responsible for ensuring that all incidents escalated are responded, resolved and followed-up upon within the performance parameters established by Pfizer management. The PRC analyst uses a variety of both industry standard and company specific business software applications/utilities to respond and resolve client problems. PRC......

Words: 689 - Pages: 3

They Made Me Do This

...measures reactions such as changes in skin conductance, pulse rate, blood pressure, and breathing while the subject is asked a series of questions. From that data, it makes an indirect assumption that positive physiological responsive indicate dishonesty and vice versa. When taking a polygraph test, proctors use several different tactics to elicit responses from their subjects. One is called the "relevant-irrelevant" technique, which mixes questions like "Did you steal the money?" in with questions like "Is today Tuesday?" Questions that are relevant to the topic are suppose to cause a jump within the subject’s autonomic system and in turn would produce results on the polygraph. Another tactic that is commonly used is "comparison questions" this process is similar to relevant-irrelevant questioning except all of the questions pertain to the subject at hand (APA, 2004). For example, in a sex-crime investigation a suspect might be asked embarrassing control questions such as "Have you ever committed a sexual act you were ashamed of?" along with questions pertaining more directly to the case. The idea here is that the innocent person has a greater response to the control questions, dues to embarrassment or some other form of stress, whereas the guilty person will show a greater response to the case specific questions. (APA, 2004) All of these strategies present some sort of bias or inaccuracy. For example, these "relevant-irrelevant" tactic produces false positives due to......

Words: 769 - Pages: 4

This Is Me on Me

...This is me Xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx x x x x x x xx x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x f sg g g s g df g n df sdmd bjvnxjk jk k bbjk klj l;j jb hj k hj jh l klj jb jl k kb jh k j lj lk l; j hl ljlh jkn lkn k hi sdv sd sdv sdv s dv sdv sdv s dv sdv sdv sd vsd vsd v sdv sd v sdv svd sd v s vs dvsd vsd v sdv sd v sdv vv v v v vv v v vv v v v v vv v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v v vv v v ds d sdg sd g ds gds g sdg sd g sds d sd ds sd sd sd ds d d d d d d d d d d d d d dd dd d d d d dd d d d d d d d d d d d d d dd d ee e e e ee e e e e e e ee e ee e e e e e e...

Words: 255 - Pages: 2

Yes This Is Me

...that you can use in your career? Yes! there are a lot of help with the interviews and that you need to pay attention to the cause if you don't you can mess up and there is a lot of career ides in here that you can learn from just like I'm going to school for nursing and you can mess up on that and in this book they tell you if you don't know thing ask to get a better understanding cause if you don't you will mess up and will not know what to do and how to do it cause it's a lot of things about nursing and if you don't know about it that's not good and it lot of people want to go for nursing but if you don't know better ask cause nursing is one of the jobs you need to know everything about it and more cause if you don't bad things and stuff will happened and that is not good. 6.Were there any ideas that you already knew? Yes! when they tell us to focus and if we don't know what it's about we need to ask are just go tutoring or do something that will help. If you don't know you need to go get a basic understanding I only know a couple of things not that much cause I only know the things that is not that serious but serious. 8.What was your favorite part? The best part to me is in the stories were they tell us what they thinking and how they fill and what's going on in the head and some time I feel the same way and say they same things about the class and I say thing about the teacher and also when they give you fact about interview and other things that will help you......

Words: 395 - Pages: 2

Hello World This Is Me

...decline. 3) Try dragging the ball around and around in a circular path. What do you notice about the lengths and directions of the blue and green vectors? Describe their behavior in detail below. Velocity is changing at every point due to change in direction. The length of the green arrow is changing while the blue arrow remains constant. Speed is constant, but velocity is not constant. 4) Now move the ball at a slow constant speed across the screen. What do you notice now about the vectors? Explain why this happens. While the ball is moving at constant speed, there is hardly any acceleration because while velocity is constant, acceleration is zero. 5) What happens to the vectors when you jerk the ball rapidly back and forth across the screen? Explain why this happens. Both arrows are equal in length, because when it is jerked rapidly the acceleration increases rapidly and the velocity changes quickly while doing so. 6) Now click on ‘Circular’ on the bottom. Describe the motion of the ball and the behavior of the two vectors. Is there a force on the ball? How can you tell? Be detailed in your explanations. The two arrows remain at a 90 degree angle while the ball is moving in a circular path. The green arrow remains longer than the blue......

Words: 478 - Pages: 2

How Losing the Right to Own Possessions Contributes to the Loss of Identity in Margaret Atwood's ‘Handmaids Tale’ and Primo Levi's ‘If This Is a Man.’

...Primo Levi’s If this is a man, is a book about his personal experience at a concentration camp in poland during the second world war. It is very interesting but at the same time horrific because of what he had gone through. Margaret Atwood’s Handmaids Tale is a fictional novel about a woman living in a distopia in the near future. Their world is in that state because of nuclear war. The women who are able to give birth are called handmaids whose soul job is to give birth to children which aren’t theirs. It is also an interesting book but it does have a less realistic feeling to it. One of the main themes in If this is a man is the ‘demolition of a man.’ It is also a theme in The Handmaids Tale, but it is not discussed. During the rule of hitler, the regime would confiscate all of the prisoners possessions, which in my opinion could make them feel almost inhuman. Primo Levis character in this incredible story has a very strong personality. At one point he tells himself and believes that he has no chance of survival and he does not grasp on any chance of hope that comes along, compared to what many others did. He stays strong and is tries not to lose himself without any of his possessions etc. At first he is documenting exactly what happened to him, and gives no apparent emotion to what is happening. His use of the third person when describing events that occur and emotions make his writing more objective. He tells the reader that from what he has seen loss...

Words: 313 - Pages: 2

Boston Photographs

...Photos of the Dead Death in tabloids has been a pressing issue for decades. During Vietnam this was an especially prominent, and has continued into the war in Iraq and Afghanistan. No matter the place or the time people will always disapprove of death in photographs. It just seems like they feel it is disrespecting and disgraceful. I for one personally believe that some pictures should be shown in tabloids. Yes not all images should be seen by the public, but there is no better way for people to learn the truth particularly with the war on Iraq. The pictures of life and death are a mixed bunch. As such are the images taken by Stanley Forman on July 22, 1975, of the mother and child falling when a fire escape broke. For Stanley to even be able to take these pictures with the technology that was in use at the time is a great feat. He took an enormous amount of criticism for his shots. Yes it is not the most pleasing image a reader would like to open up the morning paper too, and a lot of people had a hard time getting over that, but a person must look at the image as it was captured. With the disapproval aside if he had not taken these images not one morning reader would have actually know what went on the night before. It would have just been another name with no face that died in a fire. Since he was able to get those shots, in my view it actually helped put the story together by showing me how the tragic event unfolded. At least a person could be thankful that both the......

Words: 1154 - Pages: 5

Margaret Sanger

...Margaret (Higgins) Sanger was born on September 14, 1879, in Corning, New York. She was the sixth of 11 children born into a Roman Catholic working-class class Irish American family. Margaret was taught since a young age to stand up for what she believed in and to make sure she always spoke her mind, she got this from her outspoken radical father. Margaret's family lived in poverty as her father was a stonemason, who preferred to drink and talk politics rather than earn a steady wage for the family. At a young age of 50 after eighteen pregnancies, 11 births and seven miscarriages Margaret's mother died from tuberculosis. After her mother's death Margaret decided she wanted to become a nurse and care for women that were pregnant. Wanting to do better for herself, Margaret attended Claverack College and Hudson River Institute in 1896. In 1900, she was wanting to continue her education and transferred to a college in New York City, there she started the nursing program at the White Plains Hospital in 1900. In England in the 1800s, Florence Nightingale led to push the formalization of nursing education with regulations and standards. The United States quickly adopted similar regulations, and the first Nurses Associated Alumnae was established in 1897 to regulate nursing colleges. At this time in the United States nursing was just getting started. Nursing certification and professional training was just being introduced. Healthcare and nursing in the 1900 to 1919...

Words: 1252 - Pages: 6

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood vs. La Prisonniere by Malika Oufkir

...Everyday, there are humans living in poverty and in hospitals who strive to survive so that they can live another day. In the novel Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood, Snowman, the protagonist, tries to survive on an isolated land with the children of Oryx and Crake, and in the novel La Prisonniere by Malika Oufkir, translated by Michelle Fitoussi, Malika tries to survive twenty years in a desert gaol. In both novels, the characters realize that survival is challenging, however, with the companionship of others, they figure out it is possible to survive and to gain freedom.In both novels, the main characters find it difficult to survive in isolation. To begin with, Snowman faces a difficult situation, as the compounds have been destroyed and as a result, limited resources are available.Snowman is starving as he tries to save his food: "He's stashed some mangoes… a precious half bottle of Scotch- no, more like a third- and a chocolate flavoured energy bar scrounged from a trailer park, limp and sticky inside its foil"(Atwood, 4).Healthy food is the key to survival and without this resource, Snowman's health is slowing weakening day by day. Limited clothes and shelter also make Snowman's life very difficult to live in the paradise project land as these are also the basic necessities of life. Furthermore, Snowman desperately misses his luxurious life in the compound.Before, when Snowman lived in OrganInc compound, he had the luxuries of an indoor swimming pool, a small gym,......

Words: 1021 - Pages: 5


...September 2014 Perceptual Visualization The first photograph ever taken was taken by a man named Joseph Nicéphore Niépce sometime in 1826 or 1827. The photograph is very faint, but it is the outline of the view from a window on his estate. It reoccurs to many a common question. Why did he take this photograph, and what did it mean to him? Numerous individuals have photographs that they hold very dearly. As we look at a photograph we take the aspects of it that we are familiar with and portray that photo in our own way, even though the picture is right there in front of us we use our feelings to paint a new picture in our mind. Set two people down and ask them what they see in a picture of say a dog. One person may look for familiarity, say a pet they or a friend have had. The other person however, may see something totally different and get a feeling; whether it be despair, hate, happiness, love, etc. There are limitless possibilities for what people distinguish in a photograph but everyone sees it in their own unique way. I regard photos of my father in a very distinctive way. I didn’t have my father for long, and pictures are all I have left of him. I construe those photographs as a connection to something I’ve lost, a token of my father that gives me sentiments no one else will receive when looking at the same photograph. Anyone else would look at this picture and think this is just a photograph of a simple and happy man. They may see someone else......

Words: 890 - Pages: 4

Margaret Atwood

...Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood wrote “Death by Landscape.” The end. Margaret Atwood......

Words: 273 - Pages: 2

This Is Me

...Abstract An abstract should be one paragraph of 100-200 words. It summarizes four essential aspects of the experiment or report: the purpose, key findings, main significance, and major conclusions. This information helps readers decide whether they need to read the whole report. Sample Abstract This report presents the separation of a 10%mol ethanol-water mixture with a 28-stage distillation column. Both finite and infinite reflux runs were performed, each at a high supply steam pressure (80 Kpa) to the reboiler and at a low pressure (70 Kpa). Murphree and point efficiencies were calculated for the active stages sampled after steady-state operation had been achieved. The values obtained fluctuated greatly because of inaccuracy associated with determining the ethanol composition. Because of these fluctuations, we did not observe an increase in efficiency as steam pressure increased. We also did not observe an increase in efficiency for infinite runs in comparison with the finite runs. Global efficiencies, calculated for each run, ranged from 56% to 88%. Also for each run, mass and energy balances were performed. The significant heat losses obtained were mostly likely because of the absence of insulation and the presence of air drafts near the column. Energy balances over the condenser and reboiler showed actual heat gains from the environment which is unlikely and probably due to error associated with stream enthalpy estimations. For all runs, heat transfer......

Words: 325 - Pages: 2

Aguu: Tensai Ningyou | Magical Girl | 3. Sezon 1. Bölüm Chapter Thirty-Six: Labor Day.