The Year of the Flood A companion to Margaret Atwood's novel

The Year of the Flood
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Ana Asano

Hi all! My name’s Ana and I’m part of the Macaulay Honors College. I’m currently an upper junior at Baruch College, studying Marketing & Advertising (very exciting!). Since Year of the Flood is anachronistic, we thought it important to organize Toby and Ren’s life events in chronological order to better understand their movement through spaces […]

Toby’s Timeline
Toby's Timeline

Author’s Note: Please note that dates are an estimate based on textual evidence. On page 403 of Year of the Flood Atwood writes: “On this day we remember, too, Saint Sojourner Truth, guide of escaping slaves two centuries ago, who walked so many miles with only the stars to guide her…” Sojourner Truth escaped to freedom in […]