What happens when individuals when they are put into a totalitarian political system in which ideology (in this case, the christian religion) is used to reduce women to their wombs? Please explore this question and other issues further in Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel The Handmaid's Tale.
Some material you might find useful in this context:
* Definition of Dystopia (from: Read * Write * Think):
* Handmaid's Tale - movie version:
* Selected Interviews with Margaret Atwood:
* Selected Video Projects about the Handmaid's Tale
Please also read Margaret Atwood's short literary essay, "The Female Body" in this context:
... as well as her poem "Spelling":
I hope you find the novel as well as the additional material interesting!