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Cats Eye Cat S Eye Is The Story Of Elaine Risley, A Controversial Painter Who Returns To Toronto, The City Of Her Youth, For A Retrospective Of Her Art Engulfed By Vivid Images Of The Past, She Reminisces About A Trio Of Girls Who Initiated Her Into The Fierce Politics Of Childhood And Its Secret World Of Friendship, Longing, And Betrayal Elaine Must Come To Terms With Her Own Identity As A Daughter, A Lover, And Artist, And Woman But Above All She Must Seek Release From Her Haunting Memories Disturbing, Hilarious, And Compassionate, Cat S Eye Is A Breathtaking Novel Of A Woman Grappling With The Tangled Knots Of Her Life.

10 thoughts on “Cats Eye

  1. says:

    i know for a fact that books were written and published after this one, but i can t for the life of me understand why.

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    This is the middle of my life, I think of it as a place, like the middle of a river, the middle of a bridge, halfway across, halfway over I m supposed to have accumulated things by now possessions, responsibilities, achievements, experience and wisdom I m supposed to be a person of substance The scary thing is that you stay a child inside that accumulation of life You take your childhood with you when you enter the g

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    I look at the progression of 5 star ratings by friends mostly women and wonder if it is a womanly weakness to rate a book 5 stars which deconstructs the world from the female perspective Is this visceral urge something to be ashamed of, something you must suppress to show due deference to standards of literary appraisal But then why don t I feel conflicted enough while handing out my 5 stars to those modern masterpieces writte

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    What it s about We are survivors of each other We have been shark to one another, but also lifeboat That counts for something The power of abusive friendships and relationships is the theme of this book, though not all the relationships are tainted, so it s not depressing and at times it s quite amusing e.g discerning the mysteries of puberty There is also a fair bit about art and artists, with a dash of early feminism Plot structureEla

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    Pity wanting PainReading Cat s Eye is like watching a film, only with smells, and taste, and touch in addition to cinematic sight and sound Its heroine, Elaine, has all these outward wits which Atwood captures magnificently But, although Elaine is an artist, she has almost nothing of the inward wits of communal sense, imagination, fantasy, estimation or memory.The story is three dimensional the North South dimension of her life with her parents w

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    As a relative latecomer to the works of Margaret Atwood this was my fourth book in she continues to impress and engage immensely Cat s Eye has, like The Blind Assassin which it predates by around a decade memory and memories as its central narrative device Both novels have a central protagonist nearer to the end of their days than to the start looking back and confronting the memories from various periods in their earlier lives Ostensibly, that is as far a

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    Margie It s a little tough going to talk about this book, because the description makes it sound so Ya Ya Sisterhood chick lit Girl girl friendships, coming of age, an assembly line presentation of messy sexual relationships, dadurdydurr It s sad that a simple outline of the plot could potentially close off 50% orof the population s interest in reading this book, because unlike her speculative fiction, this is less a plot driven novel reveling in world building, and

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    The annual Santa Claus Parade trotted and pranced through downtown Toronto a couple of Sundays ago, and while it was going on I thought of Margaret Atwood s Cat s Eye.Although I read the book considered a highlight of Atwood s middle periodthan two months ago, the image of protagonist Elaine and her frenemies watching the parade from her entomologist father s office at the University of Toronto stuck with me While passing the big boulevard of University Avenue, I even looked

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    Another belief of mine that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise Simply put, I worship this book Cat s Eye follows the controversial painter Elaine as she reflects upon her childhood and younger years when she returns to Toronto the city of her youth for a retrospective of her works Her reflections stir up memories of friendship, longing, betrayal, love, hate, and pain Especially haunting are her memories of Cordelia, a childhood friend with whom she had a

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    Not a re read Instead I was walking home, today The air was warm, muggy Generally I try and concentrate on my feet This, I say to myself, this is the moment that I am alive Mind though has a tendency to go were it will So instead I remembered this book, which does from time to time nag at me on the edges of my conscious mind, and thought the following.A fine late twentieth century example of the Bildungsroman, thoroughly Wordsworthian the child is the Father of the Man view spoiler wel Not a re

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