Homework Help

From Chapters 25 to 30 of The Handmaid's Tale, find and explain signifcant quotations...

user profile pic

supersmartpants | (Level 1) Salutatorian

Posted June 6, 2013 at 11:35 PM via web

dislike 2 like

From Chapters 25 to 30 of The Handmaid's Tale, find and explain signifcant quotations relating to characterization, tripology, rhetoric, structure, and/or themes.

1 Answer | Add Yours

user profile pic

Kay Morse | College Teacher | (Level 1) Senior Educator

Posted June 7, 2013 at 10:20 PM (Answer #1)

dislike 2 like

This was good, it fit with the dizziness. But I could manage the toast, I said. I didn't want to go without breakfast altogether.

Offred exposes the part of her characterization that is quick to adjust to changed circumstances. She if mentally energetic and astute. Thus when things change suddenly, without plan or reason, she is quick to adapt, to find the advantage, and to make the most of the scenario, even if the advantage is a piece of toast.

Sources:

Join to answer this question

Join a community of thousands of dedicated teachers and students.

Join eNotes