Cat's eye Author:Margaret Atwood 'Cat's Eye' presents the retrospective of Elaine Risley, a middle-aged acclaimed artist who discovers that she cannot move into the future as she is still trapped in the past, because of the childhood trauma caused by Cordelia, Elaine's tormentor and soul-mate. Elaine was so deeply scarred by the sinister girly 'power games' of her childhood ye... more »ars that she lost herself, her memories, and 'became' a cat's eye: cool as cold marble, detached, and almost devoid of feeling.
'Cat's Eye' is not a typical feminist novel. Atwood pokes fun at the hysterics of the feminist meetings in the 60's, and by the end of the novel, allows her main character to find peace and protection in the arms of a simple but strong man.
'Cat's Eye' is a novel worth reading. It's density in the presentation of theme and imagery is comparable to that of any classic, making its reading an experience.« less