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The book illustrates Jimmy and Cracker discussing destruction of the present civilization. Crake explains that destruction of civilization will lead to the collapse of advanced technology. Mineral exploitation will not be done because of inadequate technology required for mining underground metals. The insufficient technology results in a world with no iron, bronze and steel mineral resources (Atwood 248). The observations of Crake are very correct, because modern multinational use superior and expensive technology in the bulk exploitation, processing and usage of the minerals. The mineral are very important due to their economic importance. The minerals enhance construction and industrial activities (Ingersoll 165).
The book also illustrates the main characters, Crake and Jimmy, playing computer games. The game depicts the destruction of the Earth and the resulting challenges like; lack of food supplies, poor transport means, poor healthcare and medicines, and inadequate power supply. The game illustrates that Snowman, a post-apocalyptic character, lives near the crackers (Ingersoll 171). The crackers are primitive beings who resemble humans. Flashbacks in the novel indicate that Snowman was a boy who grew up in a modern world controlled by multinationals. This part illustrates fiction aspect of the novel. It is scientifically not possible to eliminate an entire generation from the Earth’s surface. But this scenario is easily shown in computer games (Atwood 251).
The novel correctly depicts characteristics of a destructed environment. In the movie, the fiction aspects illustrates that the entire world experienced destruction. The destruction in the novel is similar to real destruction activities caused by maybe; natural disasters like earthquakes, wars using mass destruction weapons like atomic bombs, fire emergencies and even highly infectious diseases like Ebola, bird flu or HIV/AIDS (Ingersoll 169). Snowman sees the ruins of
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Her bravadoes have always been to reflect on contemporary social, political and economic problems and this book too maintains this standard. Not quite a full-fledged science fiction novel, while at the same time not confining to the realist norm, the book can be loosely classified as ‘speculative with a tinge of dystopia’.
The main character is Offred, who has been assigned the social and vocational role of a Handmaid. This is a woman who, because of her background as a fertile woman (she had a daughter) previously married to a divorcee (making her marriage null and void in this society and herself a close-cousin to a prostitute because she had broken her original vows), has been reassigned in the new world order to provide an elite couple with a child.
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He claims that the world has totally changed, and everything has gone wrong. Under the tree, there are strange animals that are called pigeons and wolvogs prowl, these animals are just creatures that are hybrid, and they were created by the human beings. The human beings have managed to wipe out the old generation of animals and their species.
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This method of storytelling is successful in that it allows the reader to analyze the totality of each life story and easily compare it with the others.
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