The Handmaid's Tale

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


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Your question is a little broad for this space. I can give you a general comment. 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.