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The Handmaid's Tale Lesson Plan

Relationship to Other Books

Consider other books by Margaret Atwood, such as The Year of the Flood, The Blind Assassin, and The Penelopiad.

Consider other works of dystopian fiction, such as Brave New World by Aldous Huxley and The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.

Consider other works of feminist science fiction, such as The Female Man by Joanna Russ, the short stories of James Tiptree, Jr., and Bloodchild and Other Stories by Octavia Butler.

Consider other works of significant feminist literature, such as A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf and The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

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