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    One’s imagination is one’s reality, the mindset and possibility an event or action can be. In the novel The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, the novel presents a dystopian literature that emits an alternate reality of life. The story is gives off the government being broken and the society itself completely changed to the ways a few wanted which stripped women’s rights, United States of America changed to Republic of Gilead, and the Gilead made some women into Handmaids which used just for…

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    Democracy Lost Suddenly, having a new change in the Gilead people’s society while having their lives being ripped of them, Atwood presents a new type a Dystopian fiction. Offred is the main character who goes through terrifying times throughout her new, unwanted life. The primary situation that Offred and her peers go through is the struggle for freedom and sexism. Offred was brainwashed and manipulated into doing activities that are only beneficial to the Commander, Aunt Lydia, or the society…

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    or an ideal. Throughout this course, we have constraints, dilemmas. The genesis is explained in different point of view by the three monotheistic religions. But at the end it is the same god, the same ancestors. In Oryx and Crake, the writer Margaret Atwood covers both topics; science and myths. She gave also her strong point of view. In her opinion, Myth has a positive impact on the community by providing a framework of thinking and behaving. Meanwhile scientific innovations both improve the…

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    Fighting for Moral Sense: Analyzing the Effects on Mental Health in The Post-Apocalyptic World of Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake To survive in a post-apocalyptic time requires sacrifice, one of the sacrifices being moral sense. Margaret Atwood’s Oryx and Crake is set in a post-apocalyptic world, Jimmy or his post-apocalyptic name Snowman being the son of a scientist that was a contributing factor to the failure of humanity. The moral sense of Snowman has been dehumanized by society’s…

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    Demonstrating the strength of the setting played a major role in delivering the idea of the systemic control of the society in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. Atwood chose the non-resistant attributes of the protagonist in the novel carefully because she sought for displaying a clear picture of the story, without letting the protagonist’s pathos alter it; which helped on letting the historical notes increase the significance and the power of the setting by showing how non immune she was…

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    Toni Morrison 's The Bluest Eye and Margaret Atwood 's The Handmaid 's Tale are novels that include many instances of violence in order to demonstrate how brutality informed the ideas and lives of their characters. The Bluest Eye introduces the character of Pecola Breedlove, a young girl whose life has been characterized by habitual exposure to violence. Pecola develops and maintains the idea that she is unworthy of better circumstances and the frequency of violence throughout her life foster…

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    The Struggle of Women In the novel The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, the women in Gilead appear to have diminished rights and a limited amount of freedom. These women have lives that resemble a lifestyle similar to the women who lived prior to women’s suffrage, even though this novel takes place in a futuristic time. Some of these women, like Offred, remember the past and long for a time when they can be free again. However, for many of the women, they will never understand what it is…

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    In The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, Offred, one of the main characters lives in the Republic of Gilead. The Republic of Gilead is a regime where fertile women are used for their ovaries to reproduce children. Known as handmaids, these women are treated like prisoners and are forced to have sexual relationships with their Commander. Before Offred entered the Republic of Gilead she was the wife of Luke and the mother of a daughter and her life was complete. “Our happiness is part memory.…

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    The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood is a novel about a dystopian society that occurs when a conservative party takes control of a nation. Offred is the main character who is subject to this government. It changes her life in a way that completely displaces her from her old life in a negative way. Offred is shaped by her cultural surroundings. Specifically, the religious components of the world around her and the harsh government guides her thoughts and views. She is psychologically and…

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    Milestone Two: Rough Draft Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel takes place in Gilead, located in New England in the United States, where the republic’s democracy has been overthrown and replaced by a totalitarian theocracy. In order to procreate, the plummet of live births in Gilead leads to the implementation of divorced and fertile women serving as surrogates for childless couples. The Handmaid’s Tale tells the story of Offred’s life prior to the change in government and follows her as she…

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