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Vita Yegorova 08G:001:072 Jenny Zhang 2:30-3:45pm (T/TH) Journal #2 After finishing the Handmaid’s Tale , there are a few conclusions that I have made about what happened to Offred and why it did. The historical notes of tell us that Offred had made a recording of all her story on multiple tapes, which were later discovered. This basically means that she was not killed when the black van came to take her away. The historical notes also talks about Nick and what his motives might have been. I believe that Nick was trying to help Offred, and did not turn her in. Even though the historical notes suggest that he was part of the Eyes, I know he had to help her because he would’ve been in trouble himself for sleeping with her. I think the reason why Nick helped her was because of the scene that Offred says she thinks that it’s happened, meaning she thinks she is pregnant. Obviously, Nick would want to save his baby and not let Offred give it away to the Commander and his wife. This is why I think
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course GENERAL ED 08G taught by Professor Zhang during the Spring '08 term at University of Iowa.

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