totalarism goverment and crippling the rights of his citizens. In atwood's novel The handmaids tale, the
government was ran by more than 1 power but, the laws were very distorted. Both novels
shows a different view to the same corruption of law.
Both Novels show how a dystopian government can lead to ultimate destruction within its citizens.
However Both dystopian novels arise from a different view. Orwells novel 1984 depicts a state of terror
and the the rights of the citizens are limited and almost unexistent. On the other hand Atwood
expressesconcern over feminism. The handmaids tale also shows the effects of declining birth rates
which forces women to to reproduce. Each novel has something defferent to offer and a different story
to tell on a dystopian society.
In both novels privacy was almost unexcistent. In 1984 every move you make is being watched and
recorded by the government. Even your own thoughts will be recorded. The group in charge of reading
the minds of the citizens is the thought police. The thought police arrest those who think against big
brother and are punished for it.In the handmaids tale, there is a very similar group compared to 1984's
thought police. The eyes are a a group of men who arrest those viloating the laws of gilead. Gilead has
very strict rules and the eyes spy on everyone to see