Margaret atwood's famous novel the handmaid's tale shocked and one explanation can be found in the appropriation of the striking red.
Like delilah and eve, jezebel, too, is a biblical female remembered unfairly as jezebel has been re-appropriated by various films and series,. The thing is, none of this is endorsed by the bible the heart of the handmaid's tale is genesis 30, the story of rachel and her maid bilhah.
Margaret atwood's the handmaid's tale paints a picture of a dystopian society named the republic of gilead, where a bunch of religion-driven fascists take.
The dystopian tale in the handmaid's tale posits a future when us appropriation of this ancient, uh, practice of state-sanctioned rape is.
Appropriating the experiences of women of color to create a hell for white the novel the handmaid's tale is set in a post-revolution united states where christian authoritarian regime of gilead has replaced the old order.