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The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood, Revision Notes

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Table of Contents

Context 4

Summary 4

Characters 6

Offred 6

The Commander 6

Serena Joy 7

Moira 7

Aunt Lydia 7

Nick 7

Ofglen 7

Cora 7

Janine 7

Luke 8

Offred’s mother 8

Aunt Elizabeth 8

Rita 8

Professor Pieixoto 8

Themes, Motifs, and Symbols 8

Themes 8

Motifs 8

Symbols 8

Important Quotations 9

1. 9

2. 9

3. 9

4. 9

5. 9

Context

Margaret Atwood was born in Ottawa, Ontario, on November 18, 1939. She published her first book of poetry in 196...

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