The Handmaid’s Tale
Reading Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale was, in a way, disturbing.
It is an example of an extremist response to the fear society has towards female independence and control over their own bodies and rights. 532 more words
‘Dystopia at its worst’ is what I felt when I finished reading Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. Set in a future time, the novel describes the living conditions in what had been U.S where laws are strictly imposed and people are distinguished based on dress codes and gender – The Republic of Gilead. 642 more words
The Handmaid’s Tale (1985) is a dystopian novel set in a near future. Society has changed after a staged terrorist attack that killed the President and most of Congress. 540 more words