The Republic of Gilead has limitations to the rights of women, only the high rank men, known as Commanders, along with his wife, children, other upper class officials, and on occasions the law enforcement, are allowed certain rights. Throughout The Handmaid’s Tale secrets are established and rules are broken. The Commander is in charge of his household, and th...
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... cover the streets are military veterans who can no longer afford to live because their benefits have been cut short. How has the world we live in evolved into a place of judgment, or stereotypes? Margret Atwood expressed her belief throughout The Handmaid’s Tale. She expressed the ladder of how a man ranges in power compared to a woman, but what is frightening is how the world is evolving into a place of power being the soul focus on how one lives by. Should this book be a warning, or is it a document of what has already become.
Atwood, M. (1998). The Handmaid's Tale. New York: 1st Anchor Books edition.
Cameron, K. A. (2010, September). Law and Politic Name Review. Retrieved October 27, 2013, from The Handmaid's Tale Reviewed: http://www.gvpt.umd.edu/lpbr/subpages/reviews/atwood0408.htm
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