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'The Handmaid's Tale' Analysis: Chapters 9-11
3 months ago
"We would lie in those afternoon beds, afterwards, hands on each other, talking it over. Possible, impossible. What could be done? We thought we had such problems. How were we to know we were happy?"
'The Handmaid's Tale' Analysis: Chapters 6-8
6 months ago
“Ordinary is what you are used to. This may not seem ordinary to you right now, but after a time it will. It will become ordinary.”
'The Handmaid's Tale' Analysis: Chapters 3-5
8 months ago
Link to 1st part. Chapter 3 One motif you’ll see recurring throughout the novel is Offred’s descriptive prose about Serena Joy’s garden, specifically her flowers. The Commander’s Wife dutifully dotes ...
"The Handmaid's Tale" Analysis: Intro, Pt. I, Chapters 1 & 2
9 months ago
Is it healthy to have an obsession with such a depressing dystopian novel? I guess it’s no more depressing than the political news of today. What is this morbid fascination with disturbing alternate f...