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Lady Oracle Summary
Margaret Atwood

Everything you need to understand or teach Lady Oracle by Margaret Atwood.

  • Lady Oracle Summary & Study Guide
  • 1 Student Essay
  • 3 Literature Criticism
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  • 30 Lady Oracle Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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Lady Oracle Summary

Plot Summary

Lady Oracle is a thought-provoking, in-depth look at the life of one woman and her refusal to accept her own past. As an overweight child, Joan Foster is tormented by her mother and peers, and spends much of the rest of her life attempting to justify her actions and avoid consequences. Along her journey, Joan consistently deals with issues of sexual repression, the consequences of actions, and a constant sense of duality as she attempts to live a double life. In the end, Joan learns that to live a life of happiness, one must accept all aspects of his or her life. Lady Oracle is a true look at the effects of obesity and duality on the lives of individuals, and the remarkable story of one woman's journey to find herself.

Joan Foster is plagued by a past she does not wish to recognize. As a very overweight...

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