The Handmaid's Tale Chapter One

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  • The Handmaid's Tale Chapter One
    • Terms
      • Sensory Images
        • 'pungent scent of sweat' - Adjective
          • Captures a sense of the place
            • 'Basketball Nets were still in place '
            • 'the music lingered' - Verb
        • 'Basketball Nets were still in place '
        • 'the music lingered' - Verb
        • 'Varnished Wood' - Verb
          • Captures a sense of the place
        • Repetition
          • 'army cots' - 'army-issue blankets'
            • The Regime is very controlled and monitored, with no room for rebellion
        • Simile
          • 'we had flannel sheets, like children's'
            • They don't have a choice, like a child. They have everything decided for them
        • Semantic Field
          • 'daily walks'
          • 'chain-linked fence topped with barbed wire'
          • 'Guards'
      • Characters
        • 'We' - Pronoun
          • Told in First Person - Don't find out her name in this chapter.
        • 'Aunt Sara and Aunt Elizabeth'
          • 'had electric cattle prods'
            • Shows the Aunt's power and authority
        • 'Alma. Janine. Dolores. Moira. June.'
          • We don't get any identity really.
        • Hierarchy
          • Guards. Angels. Aunts. Handmaids.
    • Sensory Images
      • 'pungent scent of sweat' - Adjective
        • 'Varnished Wood' - Verb

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