The Eye Symbol Timeline in The Handmaid’s Tale
The timeline below shows where the symbol The Eye appears in The Handmaid’s Tale. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...he thinks about the same thing. Offred thinks about the secretive black vans of the Eyes, which can go through the barricades without pause. Ultimately, Offred decides that the Guardians probably... (full context)
...school. She thinks of the camera lens, as seen by primitive populations, as a “glass eye.” But instead of anthropological movies, Aunt Lydia shows sadistic porn and even a movie of... (full context)
Historical Notes on the Handmaid’s Tale