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The Handmaid's Tale

The Handmaid's Tale

by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid's Tale: Symbols True or False

1. What food comes up frequently? -> Eggs
2. What image is prevalent in the Commander's house? -> Flowers
3. Why did Gilead rise to power? -> Control of fertility
4. What is the symbol for spies? -> Eyes
5. "Give me children" is a reference to -> Exodus

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