- To present the context of production and its marks in the text.
- To provide A literature teachers with useful tools for the analysis of the novel.
- To discuss possible ways of facilitating students' reading.
- To share ways of approaching the text in class with engaging activities.
Dystopian tradition and the novel
Narrative authority and the “Historical Notes”
“Novels aren’t political messages”: Atwood’s stance
Feminist dystopia: a women’s culture
Power, hierarchy and resistance
The novel as a hybrid of popular fictional forms