Oppression In Offred

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Women’s rights have been unfairly neglected by the government. Being a woman in a male-dominated society makes you feel marginalized in different aspects of your life. Oppression of freedom both in physical and psychological is one of the main issue faced in the story. The main character in the story, Offred, shows a woman who is a follower of rules imposed by the authority. But, her submissiveness does not reflect that she also stand with their views. In many scenarios, it was clearly revealed to the readers that she too, hunger for what is taken away from her. She recognizes her need as a person yet frightened enough to just choose to keep it to all to herself. A significant character in the story that became heroic in her own acts lies in
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