The Handmaid 's Tale By Margaret Atwood

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The significant elements that make a literature interesting and attractive are not only a plot, settings, and characters but also the style and tone of the story. They are the main keys that propel the purpose of the story and the attitude of the author by passing through the language methods, which include rhetorical devices and figurative language, that he or she is using. The Handmaid’s Tale, which is written by Margaret Atwood, is the novel that the author uses several different devices and techniques to convey her attitude and her points of view by running the story with a narrator Offred, whose social status in the Republic of Gilead is Handmaid and who is belongings of the Commander. Atwood creates her novel The Handmaid’s Tale to be more powerful tones by using imagery to make a visibleness, hyperbole to create more effective, simile for comparison, and allusion to make references. Imagery is a visually descriptive language or a figurative language that is used in the novel to build crystal-clear pictures in which helping the readers imagine and understand obviously what exactly the author is trying to passage his or her words. Atwood uses this language technique to let the readers know what the narrator sees in front of her eyes. In the novel, Offred describes her limited room and surrounding during the shining day. She explains that: [she’s] waiting, in [her] room, which right now is a waiting room. When [she] go to bed it’s a bedroom. The curtains are still
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