setting in the bloody chamber

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  • ISOLATION
  • DECAY
  • LABRINTHS/MAZES
  • CELLAR/BASEMENT
  • GOTHIC SETTING
    • THE BLOODY CHAMBER
      • castle by "the ocean"
        • surrounded by "trees"
        • "spiked gate"
          • "faery solitude"
      • "castle... that legendary habitation from which he has been born"
      • "a long , a winding corridor"
      • "corridor wound downwards... i could no longer hear the sea"
        • his subterranean privacy
    • THE COURTSHIP OF MR LYON
      • "he was far from home"
        • "the gate, now closed, barred all within it from the world outside"
      • "behind wrought iron gates...a...Palladian house"
      • "up the staircase, past the study, paster her suite..."
    • THE LADY OF THE HOUSE OF LOVE
      • "derelict bedroom"
        • "spiked wall that incarcerates her in the castle"
      • "dark, high house"
      • "depravations of rot and fungus everywhere"
      • "endless corridors, up winding staricases, through the galleries"
      • "he will go in the chamber which has been prrepared for him"
    • THE SNOW CHILD
      • "fresh snow had fell on snow already fallen... the whole world was white"
    • THE TIGER'S BRIDE
      • "this remote, provincial place"
        • "this is a melancholy, introspective region"
        • "the beast bought solitude"
          • "chosen to live in an inhabited place"
            • "this is a melancholy, introspective region"
      • "out of fashion two hundred years"
      • "it was a world in itself, but a dead one, a burned-out planet"
      • "stone passage" away from her cell
      • "a cell had been prepared for me... windowless, airless, lightless"

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