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    In Margaret Atwood’s poem February she uses imagery, metaphor and tone to display her distasteful feelings towards the month known for lovers. February it is not just a cold winter month, but also the month to display romantical relationships. In Margaret Atwood’s mind the month of February brings thoughts of loneliness and she stresses the question if love will ever cross her path. Margaret’s theme throughout this poem is a very noticeable dark scene of non-existent love that dampens her mind…

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    Literary Analysis Essay The Handmaid’s Tale It is scary to think of a government that exists only to serve a specific group of citizens. However, this story contains such a government. In The Handmaid’s Tale, a dystopian novel written by Margaret Atwood, she demonstrates that some ideologies lead to the suffering and oppression of others as shown by the beliefs and practices of the Republic of Gilead. The main protagonist, Offred is forced into procreating due to falling birth rates in the…

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    Unorthodoxy In The Handmaid’s Tale In a world where everything is in order, individuality will not go unnoticed. The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood, is set in a totalitarian theocracy called the Republic of Gilead. The main character and narrator, Offred, presents her story as an audio diary, which is transcribed into book form by Professor Pieixoto. Offred tells of her life before Gilead, when she has a steady job and a loving family; during the revolution, when she loses her job, money,…

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    visits Hailsham and shows little interest in the students, this conveys that the world outside of Hailsham condemns Kathy’s kind and that she will constantly be fighting a predetermined identity that civilisation has formed for her. In contrast, Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, portrays the progression of finding identity in extreme circumstances. The name of the characters reveals early on in the novel that people within Gilead society don’t have a sense of individualism, for example…

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    book Oryx and Crake In Margaret Atwood’s book, Oryx and Crake childhood plays an important role in the lives of all the characters. Talking about Jimmy, there are constant flashbacks to his childhood which explains how his childhood shaped his whole life. The story takes place in the future where Jimmy lives with his parents in a special compound isolated from the rest of the world. His father works at OrganInc Farms and is a major part of the Pigoon project (Atwood 22). The people who are…

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    United States, The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood tells the tale of a woman named Offred living in a totalitarian government. The Republic of Gilead dictates roles based on one’s sex organs and their viability, such as the Commander, Eye, and Handmaid. Through the narration of the Offred, the reader notices that the relationship she forges with the Commander emphasizes her strengths and weaknesses. By analyzing the bond the main character has with the foil, Atwood conveys the idea that…

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    The Handmaid’s tale is a book written by Margaret Atwood in 1985. She believed that this country was heading in the wrong direction so she wrote a book to get people to understand her view; she said we are heading backwards not forwards in our progression. Margaret Atwood is a famous writer known for such books as The Handmaid’s tale, Cat’s eye, Alias grace, The blind assassin, Oryx and crake, and surfacing. One of Atwood’s famous quotes is War is what happens after language fails, when two or…

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    profits is the most important element of this industry. Margaret Atwood creates a parallel of this greed in her book Oryx and Crake. The food industry in Oryx and Crake is much more dramatically adulterated: meat and other food products have been mostly replaced with soy, and some foods seem to not exist anymore, like cheese. There have also been innovations to mass produce food products, as is shown with the ChickieNob and Happicuppa coffee. Atwood created this fictional food industry to…

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    Human/Sexual Trafficking in Oryx and Crake In Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake, Snowman, formerly known as Jimmy, finds himself in a post apocalyptic world that has been ravaged of its humanity as a result of a synthetically virulent plague.With no form of human contact, except for the presence of bizarre genetically engineered humanoid creatures called the Crakers, Snowman attempts to keep a grip on his sanity by recounting his past life.Oryx and Crake serves as a cautionary tale about the…

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    The Wrongful Extinction of Sensuality In Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, she creates a dystopian society where women are valued for their sexual functions instead of their attributes. Her novel is set in a post-United States era in a time where men control everything, from the jobs to women’s bodies. Offred, previously married, is a handmaid of a powerful Commander and his wife. It is her job to provide the couple with a child. Society has been trained to believe that all eroticism is…

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