A summary of the plot
Is The Handmaid’s Tale a feminist novel?
Why does Puritanism feature in the novel?
What kind of novel is The Handmaid’s Tale?
What is the novel telling us about power?
How is the story told?
Why do flowers feature so much in The Handmaid’s Tale?
So why does Offred tell us about her life?
What do we make of Offred?
Historical notes on The Handmaid’s Tale
Five Facts about The Handmaid’s Tale
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