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The Handmaid’s Tale, is a dystopian novel written by Margaret Atwood, published in 1985 and set in an alternative U.S. state. Atwood was born in Ottawa, Ontario, on November 18, 1939. Her novel depicts a totalitarian government and the life of a Handmaid, “Offred”, who has entered an altered state of mind due to the abrupt change in government and lifestyle. The Handmaid’s Tale was written in West Berlin and Alabama in the mid-1980s and quickly became a best-seller. Atwood makes use of specific characteristics that allows the text to fall directly within the twentieth-century tradition of anti-utopian, or “dystopian” novels category.
Brave New World, also a dystopian novel, written by Aldous Huxley, was published in 1932. Huxley was born in Surrey, England, on July 26, 1894, and into a family rooted in England’s literary and scientific tradition. Much of his work deals with the conflict between the interests…
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