The Bloody Chamber - Explored and Analysed.
- Based on the legend of Bluebeard - Carter preserves the legend's plot, casting the Marquis in the role of Bluebeard, who kills his wives and stores their corpses in a secret chamber. Like Bluebeard, the Marquis entices each new wife to explore the forbidden chamber, and then kills her once they discover the secret.
- A distinguishing feature in the narrator - unlike a traditional fairy-tale narrator, generally an impartial third person, this narrator is the heroine herself. By giving…
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