Offred In The Handmaid's Tale
On there way shopping they run into the Martha's who are servants in the house and infertile women who wear green. On the shopping trip we are also introduced to Nick, a low ranking Guardian in the world of Gilead, and Serena Joy aka the Commander's Wife. Wifes wear blue and are high ranked in women's standards. They are required to perform all the rituals of the handmaids, though they do not really do them (i.e sex and childbirth). In the case of Serena Joy, she used to be a former televangelist. The Wall is described throughout the story as a place where those executed are hung for all to see. It is a place of fear as well as mourning.
While they are out shopping Offred and Ofglen run into Ofwarren who they discover is pregnant and feel she is showing off. In the Republic of Gilead being pregnant and with child is one of the most sacred thing and one of the best things in terms of being a handmaid, because it guarantees your life at least for a little while. Near the end of this shopping trip, both Offred and Ofglen are seen by some Japanese tourists who want their picture. Offred politely refuses. When they ask if she is happy, Offred replies that yes, they