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Review: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood has been on my reading list for a while, and I figured The Handmaid’s Tale was as good a place to start as any. 508 more words

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Review: The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Rating: 3/5 stars
Recommended? Yes

Despite hearing great things about this book before going in, I had mixed feelings about it overall. 314 more words

Adult Fiction

We were the people who were not in the papers. We lived in the blank white spaces at the edges of print. It gave us more freedom. We lived in the gaps between the stories.

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

I love Atwood’s poetry and despite high expectations for this novel, it didn’t disappoint! The story is the voice recorded diary of a ‘Handmaid’ in a dystopian environment that oppresses the masses. 164 more words

U.S. Persecutes Pregnant Women

Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale was published almost 30 years ago as a dystopian view of the United States in the future. In the novel, the United States has changed into the… 1,437 more words

Theocracy

The Handmaid's Tale

Earlier this year, I finally caved and signed up for Audible. I’d been eyeing the Claire Dane’s narration of The Handmaid’s Tale since before it was even available for purchase, and I was putting off reading anything by Margaret Atwood until I finally read what’s probably her most famous title. 497 more words

Fiction

july, you sly guy

It is August and I have been caught unawares. I still feel like I am suspended in that stretch of time when June melts into July. 985 more words

Journalism

Sister Suffragette

Disney’s Mary Poppins had a lot to do with it, I suppose, but I don’t remember ever not knowing that women had to fight for the right to vote. 1,256 more words

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