The government in the Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood
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... The government in the Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood Introduction Reflecting the Gilead Republic, the Handmaid portrays a society that is oppressed by the government, but whose citizens are ready to fight for their freedom. This novel presents a world of dystopia vision, where religious fundamentalists are the rulers, while women are only confined to the roles of female with neither property nor education. Throughout the novel: The Handmaids Tale, the author, Margaret Attwood shows a futuristic society, called Gilead, wherein the government controls their citizens through fear, pain and manipulation. The main character Offred is forced and scared into her role as a Handmaid assigned to her by...