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BIBCL6.5: Handmaid’s Tale Names

Handmaid's Tale names

Handmaid’s Tale Names & Fates

We made it to the last narrative episode. Even after a faux academic conference, we still have questions.

What happened to Offred?

We agree on what Offred’s real name is, but we disagree about what happened to her.

The Caduceus

Gileadeans held onto this odd mistake from the U.S. Army medical corps.


Rebecca Romney and JP Romney’s book Printer’s Error: Irreverent Stories from Book History is available from HarperCollins at all the usual places, including Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Image credits:
Moon image via Wikimedia Commons.
Audio file credits:
Dvořák, Serenade for Strings in E Major, Op. 22…tempo di valse, courtesy K&K VerlagsanstaltHamlet, Act 3 Scene 1, courtesy SpokenVerse.; Titus Andronicus, Act 4 Scene 2, courtesy LibriVox, edited by Arielle Lipshaw; brass band Can Can courtesy Desford Colliery Band

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