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Kate WinchesterChristopher SkinnerAP Literature: A Handmaid’s TaleInner OuterPart I: SummaryOffred, Handmaid to a Commander and his wife, narrates the story of her transfer from herhappy, free life with her husband Luke, daughter, and best friend Moira into the oppressive, painful, andfear-driven regime the Republic of Gilead after the terrorist group the Sons of Jacob assassinated thePresident, most of Congress, nullified the Constitution, and removed all women’s rights, taking over theUnited States. Offred constantly struggles internally about her situation, her past, and the things expectedof her, as flashbacks to her Handmaid training, remembering her life “before”, and her interactions withwomen show her the community within her gender; becoming aware of a rebellion of sorts who use thecode “Mayday” from her Handmaid companion, Ofglen. After some time in the Commander's household,Offred is called to his private office and asked to play an illegal game of Scrabble with him, beginning a

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Term
Winter
Professor
Christopher Skinner
Tags
Commander, Offred, Handmaid, best friend Moira, Tale Inner Outer

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