‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ review Hypothesis: Themes- worthwhile read but challenging to grasp concepts of. Themes of totalitarian control, control over women and the use of women’s bodies, infertility. Links to today’s society and past society. Intro: “We are containers, it is only the insides of our bodies that is important.” The novel ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ is […]

The main impact/theme/idea this book has left me with is the presence and manipulation of power. This is shown in many ways like how the Aunt’s had cattle prods and used violence against the handmaidens when they acted beyond the rules. Offred’s commander also manipulates his position of power over Offred by making her break […]

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