Dialogue In The Handmaid's Tale

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Although the novel does not contain many dialogues in the beginning, the author gradually increases the number of dialogues to provide readers with an insight into the character’s emotion, as well as to reveal the events readers did not know about before reading the dialogue. After their first meeting, Scott contacts Rachel and tells her about what happened the night Megan disappeared. Scotts says “...I feel like I can’t tell anyone, because if I did they would look at me like I was guilty,” claiming himself for being “unkind to her” and “a bastard” (125). Reading his words, readers can understand how regretful he is toward his tactless action. Not only that his action caused Megan to be upset and leave him, but it also makes him a primary
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