Bloody Chamber Stories Key Quotes.

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  • 'Like an extraordinarily precious slit throat.'
    • The Bloody Chamber
      • 'I lay awake'
      • 'I had in some way, ceased to be her child in becoming his wife.'
        • No longer a child however is treated like one
          • 'Baby mustn't play with grownups' toys until she's learned how to handle them'
      • 'But sometimes he seemed to me like a lily.Yes a lily.'
        • Lilies often associated with innocence and virginity. Idea that he has 'stained her' innocence.
          • 'The lilies I always associate with him; that are white. And stain you.
        • 'The lilies I always associate with him; that are white. And stain you.
      • 'Bright as arterial blood.'
        • Imagery of blood and death.
      • 'She, bare as a lamb chop.'
      • 'My little nun has found the prayerbooks, has she?'
      • 'Baby mustn't play with grownups' toys until she's learned how to handle them'
      • 'A dozen husbands impaled a dozen brides'
        • Reffered to as brides not wives.
      • 'We do not hang the bloody sheets out of the window to prove ..you are a virgin.
        • 'She raised my fathers gun, took aim, and put a single irreproachable  bullet through my husbands head.'
          • Female heroine.
    • Imagery of blood and death.
  • 'See the pretty young lady unclothed nude.'
  • 'The lamb must learn to run with the tigers'
    • The Tigers Bride.
      • 'My father lost me to the beast at cards.'
      • 'Gambling is a sickness'
      • 'Had we not travelled from the land of bears and shooting stars.'
      • 'See the pretty young lady unclothed nude.'
      • 'Nothing human lives here.'
      • 'War with nature.'
      • 'The horses stirred.'
        • Links to horses in Macbeth.

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