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The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale

by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid's Tale: Symbols True or False

1. What food comes up frequently?Eggs
2. What image is prevalent in the Commander's house?Flowers
3. Why did Gilead rise to power?Control of fertility
4. What is the symbol for spies?Eyes
5. "Give me children" is a reference toExodus

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