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    The issue that Atwood explains in this novel are rape, violence, and injustice. This book defined how women used to increase population. Like I stated before “In many areas women consider as useful object no more than that”. In addition in many areas rape doesn’t consider as a crime. Like in France, rape was not a crime until 1980. Women was not protected at all, they face many difficulties and no one is there to help them. Moreover, In Germany the estimate of 240,000 women rape, which put…

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    In “The Handmaid’s Tale” the author Margaret Atwood's use of language represents how power restricts women from their freedom. In the novel the women are stripped of their real names, their voices and their rights. The Handmaid's work in a house in Gilead run by a married commander, whom they must have sex with to become pregnant and provide the household with a child. The narrator, Offred uses her language as a tool to escape the plight of her existence by manipulating things to her…

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    The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood We all believe oppression is thing of the past, right? What if it isn’t? What if oppression was a thing in our future too? In the story “ The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood, a futuristic story about a dystopian society that oppresses women and treats them as property, years after women had been finally equal in society. In this society women are not allowed to read, so all signs are turned into pictures, women also cannot leave the house more than…

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    the impact of Atwood and her novel, The Handmaid’s Tale throughout society. Bizer claims Atwood’s message has influenced many educational institutes across the U.S. and Canada. Bizer claims, “The Handmaid’s Tale has become a significant artifact of North American postmodern culture” (Bizer 40). Atwood, according to Bizer, has written yet one of the best dystopian novels due to her ability to explain events occurring prior to actual storytelling. Much like other dystopian novels, Atwood is…

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    Oryx And Crake Analysis

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    Oryx and Crake, written by Margret Atwood is about a man named Snowman, once called Jimmy; who is living on a beach with a non-human species called Crakers. Crakers ask him many questions about life which causes Snowman’s anger toward Crake, who is their creator. Oryx is a female voice that results in Snowman’s hallucinations. This essay will demonstrate the non-human adaptation that Snowman evolves as he is isolated from mankind. Evidence shows Jimmy’s emotional connection to animals when…

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    The Handmaid's Tale Essay

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    In The Handmaid’s Tale, we can see that the author, Margaret Atwood, displays a vast array of ways female power is used in this new republic, Gilead. Despite this notable idea that we attain immediately when reading this novel, about the loss of individuality amongst women, if we actually look deeper in to the text we see something that is different. Different women obtain different powers and some, both in this fictional society of Gilead and in today’s world, obtain none at all. First,…

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    Happing Endings Essay

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    In the short story Happing Endings, Margaret Atwood conveys several unique ways of alternating the stories theme. For instance, in scenario A the couple John and Mary live a happy life with no conflict nor problems and dithery live and die happily. While in scenario B-F Atwood gives us scenarios of different conflicts and tragedies that's not surprisingly happen in peoples everyday life, but you still end up with the same outcome as scenario A. This short story gave me mixed emotions about, see…

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    until such a time where we possess the ability to efficiently, and cheaply replicate all necessary human organs, the highly-profitable, and often black-market organ trade facilitates the extension of human life. Delving into a dystopian future, Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake reveals a reality where artificial organs are easily produced. Although the artificially-made organ trade depicted in Oryx and Crake differs from our world’s black-market trade dominated by human-harvested organs, the…

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    In both, The Handmaid’s Tale and Oryx and Crate, Margaret Atwood creates societies where government control is omnipresent. The Handmaid’s Tale is set in a future dystopian society named Gilead in which people use their power to take advantage of others. In the novel, all aspects of life are watched by The Eyes. They are everywhere and their presence and identities are unknown. This is a main fear for the public. They are used to create a sense of control over the citizens and are used as…

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    give the reader a different outlook on life. Margaret Atwood presents The Handmaid’s Tale with the purpose of telling a futuristic story that could still relates to the reader’s life. The Handmaid’s Tale includes different real life conflicts that helps the reader understand the book’s situation best. For example, common conflicts like person vs. person, individuals vs. society, and internal conflict are represented throughout the book. Margaret Atwood uses her childhood and views on feminism to…

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