The Color Red Quotes in The Handmaid’s Tale
The The Handmaid’s Tale quotes below all refer to the symbol of The Color Red. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page and citation info for the quotes below refers to the Houghton Mifflin Company edition of The Handmaid’s Tale published in 1986.).
Chapter 1 Quotes
We yearned for the future. How did we learn it, that talent for insatiability?
The Color Red Symbol Timeline in The Handmaid’s Tale
The timeline below shows where the symbol The Color Red appears in The Handmaid’s Tale. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.