- Created by: supergirl4
- Created on: 29-04-21 20:09
- Most powerful authority figure in Offred's world
- She takes his first name as part of her Handmaid name
- Presented as a lonely man despite his position of power
Stereotype of male power
- Represents male power, isolated and indifferent to domestic matters.
- Begins to break down after the Ceremony.
- Lonely man who desires friendship and intimacy with his Handmaid but not in the enforced and prescribed way.
In his study
- Seems benign.
- Treats Offred in a patronising way and becomes fond of her: 'In fact he is positively daddyish'.
- Has the ability to compartmentalise his life so he…