Continuously address 2 cinematography elements (examples of these) and how they work to address directors purpose Give audience response = correctly describe the effect for you Discuss how these reflect societal ideals/ thoughts/ opinions and possibly discuss times when we’ve seen this in history etc. At this point in the film, the combination of non- […]

“The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.” (Martin Luther King Jr.) Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaids Tale explores the effect of a Puritan, conforming society on the characters Offred, Moira and Janine. Atwood has used three diverse female characters to show the spectrum […]

PLANNING Thesis: Control is used as a form of character oppression in Gilead as a warning for our society. Control of sexuality oppressed Moira’s character   Control through fear oppressed Offred’s character I wait. I compose myself. My self is a thing I must now compose, as one composes a speech. What I must present […]

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Margaret Atwood Allusions ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ is full of Allusions.  Research the categories below in order to gain further understanding of their significance. Biblical Allusions: Jezebels   A biblical allusion is a very quick or indirect reference to something in the Bible, such as a particular scripture, character or story. Examples could […]

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