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    Tale- as in The Handmaid’s tale #AtoZChallenge

    “But who can remember pain, once it’s over? All that remains of it is a shadow, not in the mind even, in the flesh. Pain marks you, but too deep to see. Out of sight, out of mind.”  ― Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale She is a Handmaid, forbidden to use her birth name. Offred as she is known must serve her master, the male member of the home she is meant to serve. The Handmaid’s Tale by the Canadian Author Margret traverses across New England, in the Republic of Gilead, and brings to the forefront women who are under subjugation in a patriarchal society. These women are denied the most basic…

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