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Hubley 1Jasmine HubleyMrs. FinnemoreIB English 1128 November 2018Individual Extension QuestionIn The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood there are concepts of freedom, restriction, and privilege. Although it can be difficult to see the presentation of the concept of freedom, this is proven by the way Atwood constructed her novel to be focused on what the Handmaids are restricted to rather than what freedoms they have. The Handmaids in the novel focus on the little freedoms they have and the small privileges their can aquire. Many other characters in the higherclasses have been granted more privileges, freedoms and less restrictions just because of their social standing and their title they have been allotted. The protagonist Offred expresses her new view of freedom “Now we walk along the same street, in red pairs, and no man shouts obscenities at us, speaks to us, touches us. No one whistles. There is more than one kind of freedom, said Aunt Lydia. Freedom to and freedom

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