The Handmaid's Tale, dystopia
This paper seeks to explore the extent to which The Road and The Handmaid's Tale are political novels and to justify their categorization as dystopia. The books are viewed in terms of literary quality, narrative effect and political insight. In The Road, the dreadful woman and the element of the divine and faith in an apparent hopeless situation are brought into focus. The Handmaid's Tale is a cautionary tale in which the unpleasant experiences of the oppressed are explicitly stated and the implied consequences of misunderstood and passive reaction to previous and current dystopia.
Different types of political novels exist based on the way the writers perceive politics. Generally, political novels are based on real circumstances and deal with the political affairs using narratives to comment on political events, structures and ideas with the ultimate aim of affecting desirable changes.
[...] She uses repetition and antitheses as well as symbolism to highlight the prosecution of women and their resistance such as flight (Moria), acceptance (Serena) and Suicide (Janine). She also replied Surname 6 satire, hyperbole, sarcastic humor and superior narrative style to give clear meaning to her theme. Conclusion In conclusion, The Road and The Handmaid's Tale are political novels in which Cormac McCarthy and Margaret Artwood have painted vivid pictures of a catastrophe, conditions of hopelessness and despair symptomatic of dystopia; the consequences of political decisions run wild. Their worlds were depicted as oppressive and regimented based on delusions of perfection. [...]
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[...] The conditions in the previous societies were exaggerated with high expectations of current trends and the new political order. Bibliography Atwood, M. (1986). The handmaid's tale. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. London, J., & DePastino, T. (2006). The road. New Brunswick, N.J: Rutgers University Press. Hillcoat, J., Penhall, J., Wechsler, N., Schwartz, P. M., Schwartz, S., Mortensen, V., SmitMcPhee, K Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm). (2010). [...]
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[...] Surname 1 To what extent can The Road and The Handmaid's Tale be described as political Novels Surname 2 To what extent can The Road and The Handmaid's Tale be described as political Novels? Introduction This paper seeks to explore the extent to which The Road and The Handmaid's Tale are political novels and to justify their categorization as dystopia. The books are viewed in terms of literary quality, narrative effect and political insight. In The Road, the dreadful woman and the element of the divine and faith in an apparent hopeless situation are brought into focus. [...]
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