The Handmaid’s Tale, Part 2: Crash Course Literature 404

This week, John Green continues to teach you about Margaret Atwood’s speculative fiction, The Handmaid’s Tale. In this installment, we’re looking at Atwood’s desire to tell a story from a female point of view, and what exactly it means to tell a story in that way, and if in fact there is an inherently maleContinue reading “The Handmaid’s Tale, Part 2: Crash Course Literature 404”

The Handmaid’s Tale, Part 1: Crash Course Literature 403

In which John Green teaches you about Margaret Atwood’s speculative fiction novel, The Handmaid’s Tale. John looks at some of the themes in this classic dystopian novel, many of which are kind of a downer. The world of Gilead that Atwood created looks at a lot of the issues that we deal with today, andContinue reading “The Handmaid’s Tale, Part 1: Crash Course Literature 403”

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