Propaganda In The Handmaid's Tale
Every time he approaches his wife, he angrily shouts “you sho is one aggravatin ' nigger woman!” (Hurston), as if she did something wrong. He likes to start fights because he wants to belittle her for his own entertainment. Syke has no respect and is an egocentric, but soon later life will bite him back.
When discovering the character’s traits they are two greedy men who both make selfish choices as they live their life. After examining the theme of misogyny in The Handmaid’s Tale and “Sweat” draws the attention of the reader that the Commander shows how inconsiderate a person can be when they aren’t being treated unfairly base on gender. He has purposely helped create a society that was against women’s rights and felt no shame when he took advantage of their vulnerability in Gilead. The Commander has no sympathy towards them, since he made them all subjugated to be seen as a sex object instead of human