Techniques With Decorative mirrors
by Maggie Atwood
In Part I of Tricks With Mirrors, Atwood uses a seemingly vague summary of the subject matter, but gets straight to the actual. Within five lines, the girl distinctly identifies her position as a mirror as states, " I enter with you and become an image, " (4-5). She shows the impression that she is basically an object with this relationship. She actually is a mirror whereby her self-absorbed lover might view him self. " Mirrors are the excellent lovers, " she claims (6-7). They will show a continuing and loyal expression to the person who may wait in front of these. She is objectifying herself because she tells her lover to carry her carefully up the stairs and throw her on the bed with her " reflecting side up" (line 12). She then simply moves on to explain the habits of their closeness in an almost detached manner - her lover will not kiss her; he only kisses his own reflection. She is only a mirror, in the end. The audio tells us that her fan is impaired, whether voluntarily or not really is not really identified for the truth of their relationship when ever she says that, during their intimate moments, " your individual eyes you will find you are up against shut, " (16-17). She speaks with a nasty tone, clearly showing that she is displeased with her situation as well as the constant anticipations she need to meet. As well, though, the lady writes with an open-handed honesty. The girl with simply a mirror telling her story, it seems. The advantages that Component I delivers us with, identifies the situation the presenter is facing, she is at the same time unhappy but has voluntarily placed himself in her role like a mirror.
In the second a part of Atwood's poem, the audio describes the undeniable feelings that come from being a individual entity in addition to her lover. Even as an image, there is even more to her than there seems. As a female hiding behind the metaphor of a mirror, the presenter seems to be informing her mate that the areas of her personality and physical appearance should not get unnoticed inside the shadows from the way...