Analysis Of The Novel 'The Handmaid's Tale'

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Whether one era or society allows to think about themselves and individual is always obligated to make there action for there happiness and for themselves .In the novel The Handmaid 's Tale by Margaret Atwood, Offred’s acceptance towards complacency helps her survive in a misogynistic society but internally she is refusing to comply to sustain her identity. As much as Offred disagrees with the value and beliefs in the society she has to comply in order to endure. The commander throughout the book breaks many rules one of them was calling Offred secretly in the nights.Offred cannot decline the commander 's request, situation like these causes Offred to be forced in to complying even if it is against the Gilead’s law. In the society Offred 's in her decision and the acts of complying is difficult “ But to refuse to see him could be worse. There’s no doubt about holds the real power.”(Atwood 136) she cannot challenge the power of the commander even without agreeing she has to forcefully comply to every command she is told. During these meetings offred progressed a relationship with the commander the relationship she had with him was not an average Handmaid 's relationship which includes late nights scrabble and nights full of breaking laws. Her playing scrabble and putting her input in the game gave her a uniqueness and presented a indualitity in the eyes of the commander and discluded the slave like feeling in between them. Towards the ending of each of their meetings the
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