Related Articles for Reading

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-43395436

 

HMT and Trump’s America:

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/dec/26/the-handmaids-tale-year-trump-misogyny-metoo

 

Biblical Themes (NOT HIDDEN) in HMT:

8 Hidden Biblical Themes in “The Handmaid’s Tale”

 

Time Magazine Interview with Margaret Atwood:

http://time.com/4734904/margaret-atwood-elisabeth-moss-handmaids-tale/

 

Atwood’s Portrayal of Offred:

http://whats-your-ism.blogspot.co.nz/2009/12/warning-to-unruly-child-in-handmaids.html

 

Fiction and Fact (ignore #1, female genital mutilation as it is only in the TV series…)

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/life/handmaids-tale-7-times-fact-terrifying-fiction/

 

Increasing Control of the Media in China

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/21/china-state-media-merger-to-create-propaganda-giant?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Posted by Tracey Hames

Teacher of English at Mount Aspiring College, Wanaka, New Zealand.

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