“The Epilogue of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Changes Everything You Thought You Knew About the Book”

“The oft-forgotten male-narrated ending that reframes Atwood’s classic novel With the recent release of the Hulu original series The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood’s 1984 novel by the same name has once again entered the public consciousness. And, at a time when legislators have voted to defund Planned Parenthood and our country has seen the election of a man accused of sexually assaulting no less than seventeen women, the dystopian story about an America in which women are gradually stripped of their rights rings eerily true. However, one of the most disturbing and often overlooked portions of the novel is the epilogue, which does not directly involve Offred, and is primarily narrated by a man

“The Epilogue of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Changes Everything You Thought You Knew About the Book” @anna_sheffer https://electricliterature.com/the-epilogue-of-the-handmaids-tale-changes-everything-you-thought-you-knew-about-the-book-82c67bc42888

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