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The Handmaid's Tale

Summary: The values system present in Margaret Atwood's fictive dystopia, The Handmaid's Tale.
An oppressive world, a world without freedom, without choice and without opinion. In the totalitarian regime that governs the society of Gilead, women are not worthy of anything - they don't even have an identity. Both the women and the men live a suppressed life, but the women "Handmaids" are unable to communicate with other human beings, are deprived of the simple pleasures of life, reading and writing and even the things that make our emotional life worth living, like passion, romance and love. Margaret Atwood's novel, The Handmaid's Tale explores the idea of a dystopia. It is a fictive autobiography narrated by Offred, a woman Handmaid living in Gilead. It is this point of view that is important because not only does it allow the reader to discover the identity that Offred has been stripped of, it allows us to respond to the values of society...

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