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HANDMAID’S TALE BY MARGERAT ATWOOD

Persistent fear of death: “They force you to kill.The emotional and physical subjugation of human being both males and females in an autocratic and theocratic regime. The ‘Wall’ and ceremony of “salvation” . within yourself”. Offred says “we were warned not to look happy”. Rita says “nothing safer than death”.

“WHEN WE THINK OF PAST . “THERE IS NOTHING TO BE DONE”. regime: “WE SEEM TO BE ABLE TO CHOOSE THEN. IT’S THE Nostalgia in BEAUTIFUL THING WE PICKED OUT”.”OFFRED SAYS “IT WAS WORSE THAN I THOUGHT”. . “IT’S HARD TO IMAGINE NOW HAVING FRIENDS”. dystopian “THE MEN ON THE SIDE OF DEATH ARE STILL ALIVE”.

TO BELIEVE . I ALWAYS MEAN WORSE.TO LIVE. TO HOPE. from: “A RAT IN MAZE IS FREE TO GO ANYWHERE AS LONG AS IT STAYS INSIDE THE MAZE. FOR RULING PARTY A GOVERNMENT GUIDED BY RELIGIOUS DOCTRINES IS “FREEDOM FROM” LIFE OF SINS.” . TO LOVE . IT’S “FREEDOM TO” CHOOSE . WHEREAS FOR OPPRESSED CHARACTERS LIKE Freedom to HANDMAID IDEA OF FREEDOM HAS DIFFERENT NOTIONS . TO HAVE DISTINCT and freedom IDENTITY . TO ENJOY LUXURIES OF LIFE. FOR SOME”. BUT AS COMMANDER SAY “BETTER NEVER MEANS BETTER FOR EVERYONE.

. PRISONERS OF TEHRAN BY Comparative MARINA NEMAT BASED ON STORY OF SURVIVAL OF A text: GIRL DURING IRANIAN REVOLUTION.

And he was the loved One.” As protagonist believes that “Love is God” and “even remembering love is comfort.it’s lack of love we die from.” “Make your life tribute to the loved one . hope and love.” .Survival of human desire in worst of circumstances Expression of love : “nobody dies from lack of sex .” “now these three remain. But the greatest of these is love. faith.

Feeling of joy: “SANITY IS VALUABLE POSSESSION”. COMMANDER SAYS “IF YOUR DOG DIES GET ANOTHER” . Trust and OFFRED TELLS HER REAL NAME TO NICK. .

” perspective: ”. SHE BELIEVES IN RESISTANCE AS “THERE CAN BE NO LIGHT SHADOW”. OFFRED SAYS “ I STEP UP INTO THE DARKNESS WITHIN . Power and “MYSELF IS A THING I MUST NOW COMPOSE” AS “ THE LIFE OF MOON MAY NOT BE ON THE SURFACE.OR ELSE THE LIGHT. SHE BELIEVES IN “PEOPLE WILL DO ANYTHING RATHER THAN ADMIT THAT THEIR LIVES HAS NO MEANING”. BUT INSIDE.” .

. FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS BY HEMMING WAY. Comparative THE CHARACTERS LEARNS THE VALUE OF HUMAN text : RELATIONS AND LOVE IN WAR TORN COUNTRY.