The Bloody Chamber Notes

The Murderous Berth Quotes - ‘Like an extraordinarily cherished slit throat’ - ‘bright as arterial lineage’ - ‘faery solitude’ - ‘so sundry mirrors’ - ‘as if he were stripping the leaves off an artichoke’ - ‘instruments of mutilation’ - ‘the walls…gleamed as if they were perspiration delay fright’ - ‘an armful of the identical lilies delay which he had occupied my bedroom’ - ‘the trumpets of the angels of expiration’ Characters - Heroine - ‘seventeen and knew rush of the cosmos-people’ - ‘the innocent-faced miss from Paris’ - ‘I was barely a baby’ - Marquis - ‘ebon leonine fashion of his head’ - ‘opulent courageous scent’ - ‘ebon mane’ - ‘waxen face’ Mother - ‘indomitable mother’ - ‘wild thing’ AO2 - dialect, construct and organization and how they fashion signification Language - Juxtaposition - ‘lascivious feebleness’ Metaphor - the Marquis as a beast, or as God - ‘the eye of God - his eye’ - ‘Subterranean privacy’ of the berth - passionning murderous berth to Hell Form - Acropolis is a Gothic reinterpretation of the specterlegend template - Reworked specter legends - Carter designated them ‘new stories’ not ‘versions’ - Deficient stories maximize the application of Carter’s messages - Novelette - the sluggish stride of which mirrors the weak lifestyle of the exampleine in her new life Structure - Long vivid articles followed by very deficient judgments e. g. ‘Dead as his wives. ’ - artclose simile - Longer judgments delay commas extension the solicitude, deficient judgments beget a signification of horror - Ellipsis too used AO3 - connections betwixt citations and divergent interpretations - The branch-passion dialect - ‘Baby mustn’t portray delay grownups’ toys’ (see EK, COW) - Specter legend motifs - ‘All the emend to see you’ - integrates to specter-legend construct (see EK, LOTHOL) - References to the later cosmos-race - ‘shrilling of the telephone’ (see COML) - Aggressive courageous dialect - ‘pistons ceaselessly impeling’ (see EK) Gothic Features - Weather/elucidation - Acropolis is artless, the exampleine sees its ‘faery solitude’ - how she chooses to sentiment it, far from substantiality - Walls of the berth ‘perspiration delay fright’ - as if adulterated themselves - Marquis calls the murderous berth his ‘enfer’ - French expression for Hell, ‘subterranean privacy’, ‘passion the door of Hell’ - Carter contrasts unsteady and ebon - ‘Lights! Further unsteadys! ’ - Foreshadowing - ‘the necklace that prefigures your end’, ‘bright as arterial lineage’, ‘passion an extraordinarily cherished slit throat’ - all prognosticate the exampleine’s decapitation Heroine escapes her end - makes her an well-balanced impetuouser character Dominant courageouss - Marquis passionned to God and a interrogativeness/animal Passive feminines - Heroine accepts her end at-once Religion - Marquis is located in the role of God - Refers to the exampleine as ‘my paltry nun’, pornography referred to as ‘prayer-books’ shows Marquis’ bankruptcy of profession - Murderous berth as Hell - see the elucidation Supernormal - ‘as if the key itself were trouble, the murderous sample stuck’ AO4 - contextual factors and how they feign the citation - Angela Carter was a feminist - Published in 1979 - succeeding the sexual exigence of the 1960s ‘Carter flirts delay elements of the Gothic in sundry of the legends’ - S. Roberts - Identical for all citations The Courtship of Mr. Lyon Quotes - ‘One innocent, infallible rose’ - ‘tnear was no prop idiosyncratic in the hall’ - ‘a interrogativeness is a interrogativeness and a man is a man’ - ‘tnear was an air of exhaustion… in the family’ - ‘her own fiction reflected there’ (in the Beast’s eyes) - ‘Fast as you can’ - ‘an attic, delay a sloping roof’ - ‘the roses…were all departed’ - ‘as if, inquisitive transposition, she fearful him’ Characters - Grace - ‘looked as if she had been twisted out of a uncombined pearl’ ‘she smiled at herself delay satisfaction’ - ‘Miss Lamb, absolute, sacrificial’ - Beast - ‘some bark of seriousness in his agate eyes’ - ‘a man delay an unkempt mane of hair’ - ‘he was so divergent from herself’ AO2 - dialect, construct and organization and how they fashion signification Language - Extensive fictionry of snow sortizes Beauty’s innocence - ‘innocent and unmarked as… bridal satin’ - Personification of the family - ‘the chandelier tinkled... as if emitting a pleasant chuckle’ - ‘Pearl’ - innocent, musical, valuable Form - Reworked specter legends - Carter designated them ‘new stories’ not ‘versions’ Carter extracts ‘latent content’ - Deficient stories maximize the application of Carter’s messages - Grace and The Beast - twain characters alter, not true the Beast - role transposition of princess in the tower Structure - ‘I trust he’ll be safe’ - no oration marks, highlighting Beauty’s bankruptcy of a tongue AO3 - connections betwixt citations and divergent interpretations - References to the later cosmos-race - ‘the snow brought down all the telephone wires’ (see BC, LOTHOL) - Specter legend regards - she reads ‘elegant French specter legends’, ‘Fast as you can’ (see BC, EK, LOTHOL) Gothic Features - Weather/elucidation ‘Palladian family that seemed to disguise itself shyly’ = ‘he flinty himself to overeffectiveness his shyness’ - ‘Thin spectre of unsteady on the approximate of extinction’ - no signs of Spring at the Beast’s family - reflects what has happened to him - Murderous berth = Beast’s attic - he is trapped and latter, claustrophobic elucidation - Roses die as the beast dies: ‘The roses…were all departed’ - Countryside = locate of innocence and femininity, town = manful locate of corruption Foreshadowing - ‘she smiled at herself in mirrors a paltry too often’ - arrogance ends antecedently a fall Dominant courageouss - no longer dominant ‘a chinky breathe of his constructer purr’ - ‘I am nauseated and I must die’ Passive feminines - Objectification of women - she is designated ‘Beauty’ but gets an convertibility at the end - ‘Mrs. Lyon’ Supernormal - Magic of the family - her senior can call the garage well-balanced though the phone lines are down - ‘All the normal laws of the cosmos-race were held in deprivation near’ The Tiger’s Bride Quotes - ‘My senior gone-by me to The Beast in cards’ - ‘I submit-to gone-by my pearl’ - ‘the lamb must imbibe to run delay the tigers’ Characters - Heroine - ‘regularly the tolerably one’ - ‘Christmas rose’ - ‘no further than a king’s ransom’ AO2 - dialect, construct and organization and how they fashion signification Language - term of “glossy, nut-brown curls” and “rosy cheeks” is dishonorable to highunsteady the commonities betwixt the relator and her “clockwork twin Structure - Heroine is attached a tongue apart Grace in COML - objectification of women in a divergent way - Written in the gone-by compact but alters casually to the confer-upon to hint continuity The Erl-King Quotes - ‘Erl-King accomplish do you baleful harm’ - ‘the thicket swallows you up’ - ‘the stark elders submit-to an anorexic appear’ - ‘everything in the thicket is accurately as it seems’ ‘easy to lavish yourself’ - ‘What big eyes you submit-to’ Characters - Erl-King - ‘an impartialifiable familywife’ - ‘came subsistly from the crave of the thickets’ - ‘feeble butcher’ - ‘skin the rabbit, he says! ’ - ‘Eyes bleak as apples. Bleak as departed sea fruit’ AO2 - dialect, construct and organization and how they fashion signification Language - Oxymorons such as “the feeble butcher” and “appalling succulence” highunsteady the relator’s encounter - Artclose similes such as “bleak as departed sea fruit” adds debate to the comparisons Metaphor is used to integrate sex to drowning e. g. his ‘dress of steep’ that ‘drenches’ her Structure - ‘Erl-King accomplish do you baleful harm’ - one-line article to emphasize signification - Switches betwixt compacts and points of sentiment in command to disorient the reader, creating a Gothic signification of precariousness, and thought the feelings of the protagonist AO3 - connections betwixt citations and divergent interpretations - Specter legend regards - ‘What big eyes you submit-to’ (see BC, EK) - Superstition - ‘he says the Devil spits on them at Michaelmas’ (see W, COW) - Aggressive dialect - ‘he could impel me into the seed-bed’ (see BC) Gothic Features - Weather/elucidation Thicket is idiosyncraticified and artclose - ‘the thicket swallows you up’ - Further specter-legend than Gothic - Murderous Berth = Erl-King’s pernoctation - Proposal of neutralization - ‘vertical bars of a brass-colored courage of unsteady’ appear passion bars of a prison/imprison - Erl-King can tie ‘up the winds in his influencekerchief’ Dominant courageouss - branchlike, close marauding - Romantic example, she falls in passion delay him Passive feminines - none, she is confirmed and purposeful Supernormal - ‘magic lasso of beastly music’ - He has a ‘bird call’ Religion - ‘he says the Devil spits on them at Michaelmas’ The Snow Branch Quotes - ‘Midwinter - ‘invincible, immaculate’ - ‘the Countess hated her’ - ‘a feather…a lineagestain…and the rose’ - ‘It bites! ’ - ‘the gross cosmos-race was innocent’ - ‘a manful fantasy’ - Cristina Bacchilega Characters - Snow Branch - ‘as innocent as snow’ - ‘as bbankruptcy as that bird’s feather’ - ‘as red as lineage’ - ‘the branch of his crave’ - ‘high, ebon, lum-nous boots delay scarlet heels’ AO2 - dialect, construct and organization and how they fashion signification - Language - Alliteration of ‘invicible, immaculate’ exaggerates the close of the region - Rose is a sort of femininity or the vagina Snow Branch bleeds, sortizing menstruation - Bite sortizes the suffering that accompanies substance fecourageous - branchbirth, hymen infringement, menstruation Form - Vignette - a slender, scholarly sketch Structure - Written in the 3rd idiosyncratic but from the perspective of the Count - ‘So the miss picks a rose; pricks her finger on the thorn; bleeds; screams; falls. ’ - artclose article, one judgment, uses the proposal of ‘three’ AO3 - connections betwixt citations and divergent interpretations Gothic Features - Weather/elucidation - Murderous Berth = Snow Child’s vagina - ‘White’ elucidation and snow sortizes innocence and virginity, Dominant courageouss - Manful manage of fecourageous convertibility - Count = Marquis from BC - Creates twain women - Countess cannot consist delayout a Count Passive feminines - Countess belongs to Count - she is barely a Countess owing of him - Price of substance the Countess - obedience and a mislaying of convertibility - Neither fecourageous can consist delayout the Count - he gives them their effectiveness - One must die for the other to outlast - Literal objectification of women - Count undresses and dresses Countess as he pleases, begets Snow Branch - Incestuous rape - she was not expected to admit choice in having sex, she was his sexual object The Lady of the Family of Passion Quotes - ‘Vous serez ma proie’ - ‘Too sundry roses’ - ‘Now you are at the locate of annihilation’ - ‘Fee fie fo fum, I effluvium the lineage of an Englishman’ - ‘A uncombined kiss woke up the Sleeping Grace in the Wood’ - ‘wisdom, expiration, dissolution’ - ‘chinoiserie escritoire’ - ‘this decorated and rotting locate’ - ‘Can a bird…imbibe a new ditty? ’ - ‘the bicycle is the issue of innocent debate applied to motion’ Characters - Countess - ‘her grace is an abnormality’ - ‘hunger regularly overcomes her’ - ‘innocent lace negligee corrupt a paltry delay lineage’ ‘the fangs and talons of a beast of booty’ - ‘a cave ample of echoes’ - ‘the scruple of the skeleton of a moth’ - Soldier - ‘pentacle of his virginity’ - ‘youth, force and blonde grace’ - ‘sort of rationality’ (bicycle) - ‘the trenches of France’ AO2 - dialect, construct and organization and how they fashion signification Language - Foreign expressions are slipped into the exactness - allows reader to penetrate Countess’s bilingual opinion e. g. ‘chinoiserie escritoire’ signification Chinese-style desk/cabinet Form - Reworked specter legends - Carter designated them ‘new stories’ not ‘versions’ Deficient stories maximise the application of Carter’s messages Structure - Broken up by inset couplets of thoughts, either specter legend ruffians’ glorious lines or menacing French phrases, which hint this is the close tongue of her marauding kind - extension tortuousness - Incident is disjoined in two - leading-half is confer-upon compact, the promote half is gone-by compact - further specter-tale-passion AO3 - connections betwixt citations and divergent interpretations - References to the later cosmos-race - ‘the trenches of France’ (see BC) Humour - ‘you accomplish be led by influence to the Countess’s larder’ (see PIB, COW) Gothic Features Weather/elucidation - ‘chinky mirrors’ - the Countess does not submit-to a thought - ‘Too sundry roses’ - roses are musical and imperilled passion her - Bird in the imprison sortizes her entrapment in her vampiric collection - ‘she passions to incline it herald how it cannot escape’ Predatory feminines - ‘the fangs and talons of a beast of booty’ yet she evokes agreement as she tries to alter her end - ‘Fee Fie Fo Fum’ locates her in the role of the ruffian, ‘Sleeping Beauty’ locates her in the role of the victim Supernormal - Soldier does not deem in the invisible: ‘this bankruptcy of ingenuity gives exampleism to the example’ Foreshadowing - The Tarot cards alter for the leading date ever The Werewolf Quotes - ‘they submit-to frigid region, they submit-to frigid inclinets’ - ‘supernumerary nipple’ - ‘Harsh, weak, indigent subsists. ’ - ‘she prospered’ - ‘they stone her to expiration’ Characters - Branch - ‘good branch’ - ‘coat of sheepskin’ - Wolf - ‘grizzled chops’ - ‘close brave than they seem’ AO2 - dialect, construct and organization and how they fashion signification Language - Very unemotional in locates - ‘they stone her to expiration’, ‘she prospered’ - unconnected relator - Tricolons emphasize iteration and plainness of their subsists - ‘harsh, weak, indigent subsists’ Extensive term of superstitions highlights their moment - too seen in Company of Wolves - Pathetic chimera - ‘frigid region… frigid inclinets’ - elucidation mirrors idiosyncraticalities of populace - Very incomplex dialect - specter legend dialect, branchlike, incomplex to understand Structure - Artclose article delay one judgment - ‘Winter and frigid region. ’ AO3 - connections betwixt citations and divergent interpretations - Superstition - ‘wreaths of garlic on the doors’ (see COW, EK, LOHOL) Gothic Features - Weather/elucidation - Pathetic chimera Supernormal - Superstitions - wolves, witches, the devil Foreshadowing Descriptions of superstitions at the beginning The Company of Wolves Quotes - ‘you are regularly in peril in the copse’ - ‘a man who vanished obvious far on her espousals night’ - ‘the copse determined upon her passion a two of jaws’ - ‘they are grey as famine’ - ‘you accomplish suffer’ - ‘we try and try’ - ‘lineage on snow’ - ‘Quack, quack! went the duck’ Characters - Heroine - ‘she is an unbroken egg’ - ‘she knew she was nobody’s meat’ - ‘she has true afloat her woman’s bleeding’ - ‘so tolerably’ - Wolf - ‘the feeble wolf’ - ‘horror and decamp the wolf’ AO2 - dialect, construct, and organization and how they fashion signification Language - Relator addresses the reader - ‘you are regularly in peril’, ‘you accomplish suffer’, ‘we try and try’ - Written as if to rebeget the vocal romance of spectertales - ‘Quack, quack! went the duck’ - ‘hurl your Bible at him’, ‘call on Christ…but it won’t do you any good’, It is Christmas Day, the werewolves' birthday’, ‘canticles of the wolves’ - undermining profession (canticle = deficient ditty/hymn) - ‘The copse determined on her passion a two of jaws’ - artclose simile, the barely judgment in the article, highunsteady artclose elucidation - typically Gothic (see ‘Dead as his wives’ simile in BC = artless) Fairylegend - ‘What big eyes you submit-to’, ‘All the emend to see you delay’ (‘All the emend to see you’ = BC) Metaphor - ‘night and copse has end into the kitchen’ Structure - Lengthy initiative highlights the moment of superstitions and wolves in the subsists of the race - Opens the reader’s opinion to the supernormal - it is dishonorable near - No oration marks extension the ignorance of the incident - too, tnear would be no oration marks in vocal romance AO3 - connections betwixt citations and divergent interpretations - Specter legend motifs (see BC, EK, LOTHOL) - Personification of the thickets (see EK) Gothic Features/Religion - ‘you must run as if the Devil were succeeding you’ - Weather/elucidation - Personification of the copse ‘passion a two of jaws’, too simile, common to EK - Nightdate elucidation - typically Gothic, extensions tortuousness Dominant courageous - wolf Non-passive fecourageous - she laughs at him, ‘she knew she was nobody’s meat’ Wolf Alice Quotes - ‘the corners of his murderous berth’ - opportunity of vesture wnear Duke’s booty subsist - ‘it showed us what we could submit-to been’ - ‘her stride is not our stride’ - ‘the learned branch who leads them all’ Characters - Duke - ‘his eyes see barely appetite’ - ‘he is innocent as leprosy’ Wolf Alice - ‘not wolf or woman’ AO2 - dialect, construct and organization and how they fashion signification Language - Carter at-once allies herself delay the reader and separates Wolf-Alice - ‘her stride is not our stride’ - Religious regard to Garden of Eden - ‘learned branch who leads them all’ - Duke is ‘form into the role of the corpse-eater’ - not the gross exactness? - ‘She could not put her finger on’ - finger in italics, reminds us she is anthropological AO3 - connections betwixt citations and divergent interpretations Gothic Features - Weather/elucidation - Duke’s acropolis - The gothic reinterpretation of the specterlegend acropolis ‘Moony metamorphic region’ - elucidation mirrors Duke - Presence of the moon - date, menstruation, Gothic night date, when the Duke is reassure - Graveyard elucidations Dominant courageouss - Duke - not a legitimate man, doesn’t form a thought, doesn’t submit-to a life, does submit-to corporeal force, doesn’t talk to her - ‘separate solitudes’ Passive feminines - Wolf-Alice is a impetuous feminine, corporeally, and becomes intellectually impetuouser throughout the incident Supernormal - Duke is a werewolf/vampire Superstition/Religion - ‘Young husband’ fills a pavilion delay silver bullets, saintly steep, ‘bells, books, and candles’