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    World renowned Canadian author Margaret Atwood is the writer of countless poems, essays, criticisms, short stories, and novels. The author of over a dozen novels, Atwood continually features female protagonists and covers themes pertaining to women. The Handmaid’s Tale deals with the rise of the Republic of Gilead, a totalitarian theocracy that replaces the United States and returns to the suppression of women. Another one of Atwood’s novels, Alias Grace focuses on Grace Marks, a women…

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    Margaret Atwood is a well-known Canadian author who uses several aspects in her writing to successfully inform her audience. Atwood has written several award-winning novels such and “The Handmaids Tale” and “Alias Grace”. Both of these novels are important because Atwood uses her writing to show the importance of Women’s rights and equality. In both novels, Atwood uses a female as the main character and shows the unfair treatment of women in both books. While “The Handmaids Tale” is set in the…

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    Margaret Atwood Analysis of the writing style: Best known for her books, Margaret Atwood is perceived as one of Canada's most noticeable and productive contemporary journalists. Atwood's notoriety, be that as it may, likewise lays on her voluminous commitments to the class of verse and short story. In addition, as a basic expert, student of history, and writer, Atwood's compositions have showed up in an extensive variety of academic material spreading over from school and college course…

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    In “Morning in the Burned House,” Margaret Atwood suggests that when recalling the past there is a tendency for a person to desire dwelling in the past instead of living in the present, therefore there must be a destructive force in order to reinforce reality and continue progress. The author of the poem carefully chose the title as it reveals a lot about the entire meaning of the poem. Atwood used words such as morning, burned, and house in the title. Morning might be a connotation of a new…

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    knots in the stomach feeling. It is the second thoughts and the reason one limits themselves. Fear is often seen as a weakness. Ultimately, fear controls people. In the highly controversial novel, The Handmaids Tale written in 1985 by author Margaret Atwood, Atwood creates a dystopian society where fear along with ignorance and abasement control the people within The Republic of Gilead. With the newly functioning society, the government strikes fear daily into the lives of citizens as a way to…

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    Many characters in Margaret Atwood's fiction novel The Handmaid’s Tale break various rules. These characters consist of people high up in ranks like commanders to people low in ranks like handmaids. Even characters who you would not expect to break the rules do. For example, Serena Joy she is the commander's wife and also high in ranks but as soon as we meet Serena Joy in the novel she breaks one of Gilead's laws by smoking which is forbidden. During the novel, it reveals that breaking the rules…

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    individualism and autonomy. In order to achieve this totalitarianism, these men are willing to do anything necessary in order to achieve their goals. Just like how the aboriginal’s lost their independence by the early settlers, the proletariats in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaids Tale have lost their individualism by the power-hungry aristocrats that control the…

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    The novel of Oryx and Crake is a science fiction developed by Margaret Atwood in 2003. It describes a possible future of human beings associated with the elements of misusing bioengineering science powers, death of literature and post-apocalyptic scenarios. It can be identified as an anti-utopia novel that believes an ostensibly peaceful society with various kinds of uncontrollable evils inside. The stories of this novel unfold with the two-clued structure associated with the interactions among…

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    Offred is a slave, she is a slave to an internal war within herself and an outside war that she has no control over. Offred is a handmaid. During a time of war her family and her were separated and she was given a choice. She could either choose to go to the colonies and clean up nuclear waste, or she could be a handmaid and give her body up for the wars purpose. The purpose of being a handmaid is to be an instrument, to bare children for the commanders and their wives. Offred only wants to find…

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    society develop. Both genders were going through some rough times but women had it way worse because they had to go through things which was pretty horrifying. “I stand five seven without shoes. I have trouble remembering what I used to look like.” (Atwood 143) The fact that womens couldn’t remember what they look like or when was the last time they actually felt loved seems alarming. Women were always on there bare feet and they couldn’t use lotion or a razor or any personal use to clean…

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