The Handmaid's Tale Essay | The Handmaid's Tale: Offred Chapters 1 to 4

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The Handmaid's Tale: Offred Chapters 1 to 4

Summary: Handmaids Tale: Essay discusses the character of Offred as well as her personal feelings in Chapters 1 to 4 of "The Handmaid's Tale."

The story starts with a woman reflecting on her past (Offred), she has been living in an army-based camp with other girls. She starts with describing the history of the room where she is now based, talking (in detail) about old surroundings which have now gone to pass. She describes the changing of room quite distinctively; a quote to support this could be `old sex in the room and loneliness, and expectation, of something without a shape or name.' This suggests that any cheerful moment in this room has been a really long time ago, or that's what it seems.

At this point there seems to be one main character (setting the scene, and the past scene as this is important to the story) but she mentions others as well, which will be involved later on, the first chapter seems to represent the...

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