Margaret Atwood’s “They are hostile nations” is about the aftermath of the Cold War. The speaker describes a world where people are suffering.
Margaret Atwood’s “Marrying the Hangman” explores the historical story of two residents of New France, Jean Cololère and Françoise Laurent.
Margaret Atwood’s poem “A Sad Child” is a poetic address to children who are sad or feeling discouraged about some unfortunate events.
Margaret Atwood’s ironic poem “The animals in that country” sheds light on the history of Canada from the perspective of a native inhabitant.
“Death of a Young Son by Drowning” appears in Margaret Atwood’s The Journals of Susanna Moodie (1970). It is about a boy’s death by drowning.
Margaret Atwood’s “Journey to the Interior” is a poem about the poet’s journey into her mind and how she finds it difficult to escape from there.