Essays about: "The Handmaid s Tale"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words The Handmaid s Tale.

  1. 1. Hegemonic Masculinity in Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale : A gender analysis on the masculinity of the two characters Luke and the Commander in Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid’s Tale

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Adam Myrén; [2020]
    Keywords : Margaret Atwood; Hegemonic masculinity; Masculinity; The Handmaid s Tale; Gender;

    Abstract : This essay deals with how Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid’s Tale (1985) works as a critique of the patriarchal hierarchy and the values it brings. This is portrayed in a dystopic setting in which women are subordinate to men, but also men being subordinate and marginalized by other men. READ MORE

  2. 2. Adaptation and Original in the EFL-classroom : An Analysis of Different Versions of The Handmaid's Tale

    University essay from Jönköping University/HLK, Ämnesforskning

    Author : Carmen Toubia; [2020]
    Keywords : The Handmaid s Tale; Tjänarinnans berättelse; EFL-Classroom; Engelska klassrummet; Engelska; Didaktik; Analys; Orginal; Adaptation; Feminist; teori; Theory;

    Abstract : This qualitative study aims to examine the differences between Margaret Atwood’s novel and Bruce Miller’s adapted version of The Handmaid’s Tale by the application of adaptation, as well as, feminist theory. An additional aim is to investigate the didactic potential of using both the original version and the TV series adaptation in the EFL-classroom, this in relation to the Curriculum for English at upper secondary level. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Complexity of Motherhood in Dystopian Novels : A comparative study of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale and Lois Lowry’s The Giver

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Nathalie Brandstedt; [2020]
    Keywords : motherhood; maternal love; Mirror Stage; objet petit a; backlash effect;

    Abstract : This study explores how motherhood is depicted in Margaret Atwood’s and Louis Lowry’s dystopian novels The Handmaid’s Tale and The Giver. It examines the negative social and psychological consequences of forced surrogacy in the novels’ state-constructed nuclear families, looking closely at a lack of maternal love and care. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Work of Speculative Fiction : Intertextuality in Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Solange Pawlak; [2019]
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  5. 5. Religion, Power and Gender in Margaret Atwood’s Dystopian Societies : A Reading of The Year of the Flood and The Handmaid’s Tale

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för språkstudier

    Author : Jennifer Gosser-Duncan; [2019]
    Keywords : Atwood; religion; power; gender; Foucault; dystopian novels;

    Abstract : Women are traditionally counted among the victims or losers in religious power plays. On the surface, Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novels give the impression that women will be the underdogs in these stories as well. READ MORE