Coursework Points (Removal of individual identity (1984 (NewSpeak- losing…
Removal of individual identity
Reference to Smith. W- no first name used
NewSpeak- losing the power to express what you mean
Link to etymology of totalitarianism- german "totalstaat"
Politics and the English Language
Androgynous dress code for Party members
Julia wanting to wear a dress
Patronym- Offred, Ofglen, Ofwarren
Strict dress ideas- essentially habits
Offred twirling her skirt in a bid to feel sexual
Gilead uses clothing to define rank, and by stealing the Aunt’s high-ranking uniform, Moira strikes a blow against Gilead’s attempt to define her identity.
Government attitudes to sex
"Our duty to the Party"
Purely for the purpose of recreation
Prostitution and affairs within the Party strictly forbidden
Sex is purely for the purpose of reproduction
link to preface from Genesis
Ritualistic nature serves as a separation of sex and love
Offred realises that men (e.g. the commander) can be manipulated with sex