Handmaid’s Tale Novel – Literary Analysis, which include class discussions and/or readings

  1. Introduction
  2. Key themes/findings: your basic understanding of the text. What do you think it was about? Identify any two themes which stood out for you.
  3. Theoretical framework: Pick one section (out of 4: intro/concepts; gender, heteronormativity and sexualities; gender, family and work; gender, state and citizenship ) which we would have covered in class till then and draw on those discussions and readings to analyze the text. Please note that you are required to focus on not just the recommended class material but also discussions in class. Argue why and how these materials/discussions helped you a. understand/process the text. b. critique the text
  4. Conclusion
  5. References: MLA style