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#102 Tuesday’s Gratitude 13: Margaret Atwood, Alias Grace and Women’s Rights

What an great post. I hope we never lose the rights the women before us fought so hard for. We are very fortunate in North America for the rights we have.

Post Modern Apocalyptic Failure

This past weekend I sat down to watch Alias Grace on Netflix; if you are not familiar with it, it is a miniseries based on the book by Canadian author Margaret Atwood. I’ve not had opportunity to read all of her work, but of what I have read so far, The Handmaid’s Tale, The Robber-Bride, and Oryx and Crake, I like her work a lot. I’ve not yet seen Hulu’s version of The Handmaid’s Tale; I will at some point I hope.

I don’t know what I am more grateful for exactly. that women in Western countries are no longer forced to live in such a way; wholly dependent on the resources and dispositions of the men around them to the extent they were up to about 100 years ago (arguably longer than that) or that Atwood is so capable of capturing the essence of…

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