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The Handmaid’s Tale, Margret Atwood uses symbolism to illustrate the handmaid’s role in the society of Gilead

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therefore the red also symbolizes the sinfulness of the handmaids poition in Gilead.
serena's joy garden/tulips
in Serenas joy garden:
Blue can symbolize
peace, calm,stability,security,loyalty,coldness and depression
it is also liked with water
blue is also the colour of the virgin mary,and usually indicates femininity,life and purity,just as water does.
in the handmaids tale:
the clothing the wives wear.
the outfits that the wives wear are more flaterring and fitted than those worn by the handmaids.

Star Wars: Synopsis, Charactrs, Themes and Symbolism

SEHNSUCHT: Duriez discusses the idea in two senses. (1) In medieval German literature and Scandinavian ballads, an inconsolable longing brought about by natural or artistic beauty--especially for something unobtainable. In continental medieval literature, this is often embodied by the symbol of a blue flower. (2) A yearning or longing that leads on to joy, which C.S. Lewis argued was an important feature of fantasy literature, creating places, creatures otherworlds, wonderlands that serve as "regions of spirit" that ironically help us to better connect with the real world of nature (Duriez 102) C.S. Lewis felt that fantasy literature centered around sehnsucht.


Analysis of Star Wars, plot characters, themes and symbols.

These outfits are blue,which is extremly cotradicting and sarcastic/ironic, since blue is the colour of the virgin mary wich represents fertility and pureness,qualities the wives do not posses.

blue also is a royal color,symbolizing the high status of the wives.

It can also represent the evilness of the commanders.

other item of clothing that is also black is the dress that the commander gives to offred.
green can symbolize:
green can represents nature, youth,envy,good luck
green is normally associated with the envioment
green is also the color that represnts jelousy
it can often symbolize money,or wealth.
it is the universal colour for ecology
green can also symbolize good lick and good health
in the handmiads tale
in clothes:
the marthas wear dull green dresses.

Setting essay – The Handmaid’s Tale | scholarship@cc

because for Offred and for the reader it is a mystery how the commander got the dress,when all of these clothing were supposed to be burned or should not be owned by anyone anymore.
White Lily
white lilies represents chastity and virtue
they also represent sympathism
they also symbolize humilyty and devotion
they are the symbol of a mothers undying love
they embody rmance and prosperirty
and reprsent good fortune anda happy marrige
Bleeding hearts
Pink is seen as the color that reprsents romance
these flowers represent undying love and they are also a symbol of jesus and mary,united in redemptive and co-redemptive sacrife.
Red Tulips
red tulips are most often associted with love.
they are also symbols of determination and resrection
they also represent perfect loev
blue lilies
Blue lilies can often symbolize:
faithfulness and loyalty
confidence and trust
intelligence and unity
thay also represent calm and beauty
there are many flowers in serenas joy garden, but these are the most impostants and the ones we can relate their symbolism better to the story
all the colour symbolism used by Margaret atwood helps us understan her ideas better, The color symbolism can also help to develop information and help to inform the texts major theme

Section 7: Chapters 29-32 | The Handmaid's Tale

Often writers will use suspense to manipulate the reader by terminating a section of the narrative at a dramatic point. The idea here is often to lure the reader or audience back to the story at some future date. Examples of this would be that deliberately (and sometimes literally) leave the hero hanging off the edge of a cliff at the end of a chapter or scene, or the strategy of Scherazhade in the 1001 Arabian Nights, who continually whets the Sultan's appetite to hear the rest of a story, so he spares her life for another night rather than executing her.