The Handmaid's Tale

Chapter 45 handmaids tale

After Serena has discovered Offred's indiscretions with the Commander, she stated, "You could have left me something." What do you suppose she meant?

Asked by
Last updated by Aslan
Answers 1
Add Yours

I think this is Serena's way of telling Offred that she knows Offred is having an affair with the commander. She implies that Offred is a "slut" like all Handmaids. We also get a sense that the commander does not have sexual relations with his wife anymore.