The Handmaid's Tale Feminist Analysis

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Atwood’s Novel The Handmaid’s Tale thoroughly depicts feminist and government control issues. Atwood’s intent is to warn society about the dangers surrounding such issues in order to prevent a world like Gilead. Gilead is an anti-feminist society in which women have been oppressed for the sole reason of reproduction necessities. After a nuclear war has devastated Gilead, it’s goal is to preserve the only fertile women left, as the women of Gilead were permanently harmed by the chemicals. These women that are able to bare children have been recondition to believe their only is duty is to reproduce as many children as possible in order to continue the population of their society; these women are called Handmaid’s. Nevertheless, women have been
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