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Tale as a critique of feminism

  title={Tale as a critique of feminism},
  author={Alanna A. Callaway},
WOMEN DISUNITED: MARGARET ATWOOD'S THE HANDMAID'S TALE AS A CRITIQUE OF FEMINISM by Alanna A. Callaway While there is plenty of traditional feminist critique of male power structures in Atwood's works, and particularly in The Handmaid's Tale, this thesis argues that the power structure of Gilead (the biblically-inflected nation Atwood imagines) also critiques the feminine roles that support and enable the repression of other women. Placing the novel in the contexts of Atwood's career, feminism… 



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