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Flashbacks In The Handmaid's Tale

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Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale is a novel about the domination and governing of women by men. This new society, The Republic of Gilead, is described by Offred. She is a Handmaid which is a kind of breeding tool for the republic. The ideas of this Christian government are presented through Offred’s throughout the novel. There are also flashbacks that show us society before Gilead.
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