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How Much Is Our Modern Western Society Similar or Different from the Society of Gilead?

Summary: Comparison between the society of Margaret Atwood's Novel "The Handmaid's Tale" and modern Western society.
Margaret Atwood's Novel "The Handmaid's Tale" is all about a change in society. The narrator Offred describes her experience in the years before Gilead and the early years of Gilead. Gilead evolves from what today is called the USA. Therefore it is important to ask what are the similarities and differences of today's western society and Gilead to prevent the foundation of such a dystopian society.

There are mayor differences between Gilead and today's USA. First of all there is a democracy in the USA. Gilead is a totalistic regime. The methods of social control in Gilead are primarily the military. There are also social control mechanism in the USA, but they are limited the biasness of the media and similar methods. The problem is that the USA becomes more and more a society like...

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