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A2 english literature B, elements of the gothic, frankenstein, faustus', bloody chamber, Macbeth

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  • Is this a dagger i see before me
  • No man of woman born shall harm Macbeth
  • better be with the dead...than on the torture of the mind.
  • nothing can touch him further


  • to examine the causes of life we must first recourse death

Bloody chamber: Lady of the house of love

  •  in death, she looked far older, less beautiful and so for the first time, fully human
  • dead lovers
  • depredations of rot and fungus everywhere
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  • out damned spot
  • be innocent of the knowledge dearest chuck
  • I dare do all that may become a man, who dares do more is none
  • unsex me here

Bloody chamber

  • she knew she was nobodys meat COW
  • now the child lived in her grandmothers house. she prospered 
  • I was only a baby BC
  • She put a single bullet through my husband's head
  • thrust his virile member into the dead girl SC
  • she was the child of his desires
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female cont


  • in reference to female monster: become ten thousan times more malignant
  • creating the monster: days and nights of incredible labour and fatigue. & painful labour
  • till death she was to be mine only
  • i have a pretty present for my victor - tomorrow he shall have it
  • elizabeth also wept, and was unhappy; but hers was the misery of innocence
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  • i have no spur to ***** the sides of my intent, but only vaulting ambition
  • is this a dagger i see before me
  • look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under't


  • no fear of continuing to better himself
  • knowledge is the black art


  • sometimes i grew alarmed at the wreck i percieved that I had become; the energy of my purpose alone sustained me: my labours would soon end and I believed that excersise and amusement would then drive away any incipient disease.
  • i am going to unexplored regions
  • sucess shall crown my endeavours
  • a new species would bless me as its creator
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  • witches
  • is this a dagger i see before me


  • monster : the shape of a man but apparently of gigantic stature
  • ambition
  • the abrupt sides of vast mountians were before me; the icy wall of the glacier overhung me
  • advancing towards me at superhuman speeds


  • prince of devils
  • my blood congeles, i can write no more
  • pull him by the leg and pull it away
  • enter mephistopheles with alaxander and his paramour
  • i transform the into an ape and the into a dog
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