The Handmaid’s Story Season 5: Madeline Brewer Explains Janine’s Unwillingness to Insurgent

In the case of Janine, Madeline Brewer is aware of there’s greater than meets the attention. 

In season 5 of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Story, which dropped its first two episodes Sept. 14, Janine refuses to shake free from being a subservient Handmaid below the management of the Aunts, regardless of the urging of Esther (Mckenna Grace).

Whereas Janine’s complacency is likely to be complicated for some viewers, Madeline utterly understands her motivations.

“I feel it is really easy to have a look at Janine and assume that she’s simply following in line and he or she’s following the foundations,” Madeline informed E! Information’ Francesca Amniker. “I feel it’s totally straightforward to assume that she’s doing that. However there’s nothing that Janine does with out motive. I feel that she’s a survivor and he or she at all times has been.”

With a purpose to survive, Janine decides to try to get on the great facet of the Aunts.

“I feel that she sees herself as, ‘If I am helpful to them, possibly they will not submit me,'” Madeline argued. “Her most modern nervousness proper now, after we see her on the prime of this season, is, ‘Will I be posted or not? Are they going to ship me again into service or not?’ As a result of in the event that they ship me again into service, I’ll bow out of life. She does not must be right here anymore.”

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