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Rape Fantasies

Summary: In Margaret Atwood's short story "Rape Fantasies", several women casually discuss their personal rape fantasies. The main idea being portrayed through out the story is that women battle with feeling powerful and powerless. She also discusses the distinction between fantasy and fear in her story.
Sarah Schaefer

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June 30, 2006

Rape Fantasies

Sadly rape is an all too common accurance, which has been going on forever.

Since it does happen a lot, there are a lot of people talking about the subject. In

Margaret Atwood's short story "Rape Fantasies", several women casually discuss

their personal rape fantasies. The main idea being portrayed through out the story is

that women battle with feeling powerful and powerless. She also discusses the distinction

between between fantasy and fear in her story. Through character descriptions, certain

settings in the story, the point of view, the tone, the dialogue, most forms of irony, and

symbolism, Margaret Atwood was confidently able to reinerate her theme of power and

powerless; fantasy and fear.

Estelle was the main character. She was the first person narrator. According to

Darlene, Estelle has the "mark of an original mind." Estelle has rape fantasies...

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