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    In the book “Handmaid’s Tale”, written by Margaret Atwood, explore Offred’s view on the world and how totalitarianism and theocratic is now taking over the United States because of the low reproduction rates they created the Handmaid’s to give birth to elite couple who are having trouble conceiving. The women are subjective to prostitution, pornography and violence during the republic of Gilead. As the author states “Atwood’s protagonist, Offred, is a Handmaid—a fallen woman who is forced to…

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    The Character Analysis of Offred in “The Handmaid’s Tale” The main character of “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood is a handmaid named Offred. Offred is not a real name but just a nickname given to handmaids who belong to a certain commander (man only), in her case Fred. She wears a uniform of a handmaid, a red clock covering ankles, gloves, and a white veil covering almost half of the face, which covers the whole body. The place of the story is somewhere inside of the USA that the…

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    inform your reading in any two works you have studied? Thesis Statement: In The Handmaid 's Tale by Margaret Atwood and 1984 by George Orwell, the concept of freedom of choice is informative as it enables readers to consider the restrictions of a dystopian society, thus allowing greater understanding of the main characters, Offred and Winston. 1. Topic Sentence: In The Handmaid 's Tale by Margaret Atwood, readers can clearly see the limits and restrictions that Offred faces in the dystopian…

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    have studied. Thesis Statement: In The Handmaid 's Tale by Margaret Atwood and 1984 by George Orwell, contrast allows readers to observe a clear representation of two opposite characters or situations and identify the main differences, thus enhancing the major theme of oppression in both dystopian societies. Contrast is used to identify the differences between two subjects. 1. Topic Sentence: In The Handmaid 's Tale by Margaret Atwood, contrast can be observed when viewing Offred 's…

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    In her novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood explores the poor ideals and horrors of a futuristic patriarchal society. The story is set in Massachusetts at an unspecified time in the future and tells the story of a young lady’s struggles through a change in the way of life after America was taken over by another governing body, Gilead. By Gilead’s traditional rules, women were not allowed to work and own property, and men were far superior to the women. In the story, procreation was…

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    In Margaret Atwood 's The Handmaid’s Tale, one is given a look into a society where women are deprived of power and live out lives of enslavement under a very strict and vigilant government. The government uses the Handmaids and other people, such as the commanders, in the society to ensure that everyone in the society is complying with its rules. The methods of Gilead’s government are absolutely archaic, “The Handmaid 's Tale brings together pre-Christian notions of absolute patriarchal…

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    Freedom and individual rights are essential for living a joyful life. Unfortunately, in the novel The Anthem by Ayn Rand and The Handmaid 's Tale by Margaret Atwood, people live in a close and controlled society. In neither novel, the protagonists have no right of deciding on what they want to do with their lives. For example, Equality 7-2521, the protagonist of the Anthem yearns of becoming a scientist, but is commanded to be a Street Sweeper by a government that fears his independence of mind.…

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    In Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury where the government send fireman to burn all book or any literature. In Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood a man name Crake is a well-known scientist and creates a pill that genocide the human race except Jimmy who then become Snowman. In this two book shows how knowledge and government can change the human’s evolution. Crake isn’t the protagonist of Oryx and Crake but he’s the protagonist “Jimmy” best friend. Crake was a smart boy in high school but then…

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    as necessitated by its definition, actually be perfect if in insuring the future of the human race, its people are required to lose their autonomy? Both the novel The Handmaid’s Tale written by Margaret Atwood, and film The Island directed by Michael Bay, explore this question. In The Handmaid’s Tale, Atwood uses a subgroup called Handmaids from a fictional society called The Republic of Gilead, as a means to examine the effects of objectification, forced servitude, and restricted access to…

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    In sections I-V of The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, the reader gets a sense of the dystopian society that has been set up in which the narrator has been sent to live with what can be assumed as a wealthy family. The narrator makes it obvious that the head of household is the Commander through using a title for him and simply calling his wife “the Commander’s wife.” In fact, throughout the first five sections of the book, the implication is that married women are defined by the status of…

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