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The Handmaid's Tale is a dystopian novel by Margaret Atwood that has been adapted into a film and more recently a TV series. Use this tag for both the original and its adaptations.

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In “Handmaid's Tale” there are Soul Scrolls that print prayers, but women are not allowed to read. Why?

In the book Handmaid's Tale there are machines that print out prayers on paper and then read the prayer out loud. I believe that this has something to do with the position of women in the Gilead. The ...