Presentation of women in The Handmaid's Tale and Frankenstein


In both novels...

Presentation of women.....

  • women presented as generally passive and weak in a male dominated society
  • womens lives tend to be restricted to the domestic realm and focus on trad. female roles
  • in 'Frankenstein' this is care and nurture of the home, while in 'Handmaid's', it is the reproduction and servitude…




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