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Handmaid's Tale- help with quotes

Can anyone recommend any quotes from Handmaid's Tale for v theme personal identity, please?

Thank you!
My name isn't Offred, I have another name, which nobody uses now because it's forbidden.
I tell myself it doesn't matter, your name is like your telephone number, useful only to others; but what I tell myself is wrong, it does matter. I keep the knowledge of this name like something hidden, some treasure I'll come back to dig up, one day. I think of this name as buried. This name has an aura around it, like an amulet, some charm that's survived from an unimaginably distant past. I lie in my single bed at night, with my eyes closed, and the name floats there behind my eyes, not quite within reach, shining in the dark. CHAPTER 14

You can also use a fair few quotes from the chapter where Offred is getting ready to go to Jezebel's- her different modes of dress give her different identities, as a Handmaid then as a Jezebel and then as a Wife.
Yh that's a good point about the dresses.
Thank you!:smile:

Original post by spammbo
My name isn't Offred, I have another name, which nobody uses now because it's forbidden.
I tell myself it doesn't matter, your name is like your telephone number, useful only to others; but what I tell myself is wrong, it does matter. I keep the knowledge of this name like something hidden, some treasure I'll come back to dig up, one day. I think of this name as buried. This name has an aura around it, like an amulet, some charm that's survived from an unimaginably distant past. I lie in my single bed at night, with my eyes closed, and the name floats there behind my eyes, not quite within reach, shining in the dark. CHAPTER 14

You can also use a fair few quotes from the chapter where Offred is getting ready to go to Jezebel's- her different modes of dress give her different identities, as a Handmaid then as a Jezebel and then as a Wife.

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