THE SECRETS OF DIDOVICH HOTEL The doorbell rings three times as Jake washes the remaining shaving foam off of his face. Moments later, Bradley and Veronica charge through the unlocked door, thundering up the stairs belting ‘School’s Out’ by Alice Cooper. They are followed closely by Clarke, who drifts across from her worn out place […]

The film V for Vendetta, is a dystopian film directed by James McTeigue, convincing the idea of chaos and darkness, using various visual and sound techniques to display such themes within government power over a society. V for Vendetta is a dystopian film, defined as ‘an imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, […]

The Handmaids Tale critical analysis The Handmaids tale, by Margret Atwood, is an incredibly popular book due to the influence it has created on its readers. It talks about the themes of sexual oppression, and such stereotypes, this coupled with bigotry and tension throughout the novel, in the form of abuse on women. The book […]

Why has Atwood included Allusions in the text? What do they tell us about Offred and Gilead? Biblical Allusions: Jezebels: Jezebel was a ‘vain and manipulative’ Queen of Israel. She encouraged her husband, King Ahab to turn from God, persecuted God’s followers, and was finally thrown from a window and eaten by dogs. The name […]

The main impact/theme/idea this book has left me with is one of sexual oppression and stereotypes, coupled with bigotry and tension in the form of abuse. The book includes such prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or exercise of authority towards the female gender and female character Offglen. This makes such readers upset, as the theme […]

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