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The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood.

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The Handmaid’s Tale is a chilling departure from Margaret Atwood’s previous novels (Surfacing, The Edible Woman, and Lady Oracle) which still contains powerful insights about the female psyche but with a terrifying warning of what might happen in the future.

The protagonist known as Offred -her new name as a Handmaid which was derived from “of” and the name of her own Commander, Fred- is now living in the Republic of Gilead –formerly known as The United States of America- to serve as a Handmaid. With the age of declining birth-rates and sterility is norm, women’s bodies are treated as vessel of reproduction like animals. And Handmaids are considered productive and valued if only their ovaries are viable. Praying every night for the Commander (which a Handmaid is assigned in) to make her pregnant. Those women whose infertile and isn’t capable of reproducing -known as Unwomen- are sent to the…

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