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The Bloody Chamber
'A choker of rubies wrapped around like a...slit throat' (possession/dominance)
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The Bloody Chamber
'Mirrors on the wall, in stately frames of contorted gold.' (male gaze)
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Courtship Of Mr Lyon
'She felt herself to be miss lamb, spotless, sacrificial'
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Tigers Bride
'The lamb must learn to run with the tigers.'
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The Erl King
'I lie at the mercy of his huge hands.'
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The Erl King
'The crimson imprint of his lovebite on their throats.'
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Tigers Bride
'beautiful fur'
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The Werewolf
'She made a great swipe at it.' 'Slashed off his forepaw'
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The Werewolf
'The child was strong...her fathers hunting knife'
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The Bloody Chamber
'No paint, nor powder can mask the red mark on her forehead.'
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The Bloody Chamber
'I only did what he knew I would..."like eve" '
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Tigers Bride
'I let out a raucous guffaw, no young lady laughs like that'
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Courtship of Mr Lyon
'She stayed at home and smiled because her father wanted her to do so'
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Courtship of Mr Lyon
'he was eradicated with a kind of halo'
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Tigers Bride
'I am no one's meat'
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Company of Wolves
'She is an unbroken egg, she is a sealed vessel'
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Company of Wolves
'She has her knife and she is afraid of nothing'
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The Lady of the House of Love
'she herself is a cave full of echoes...she is a closed circuit'
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The Lady of the House of Love
'...under the eyes of the portraits of her demented...ancestors'
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The Lady of the House of Love
'He will kiss it better for her, as her mother...would have done.' (reversal of roles)
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The Bloody Chamber
'The walls of the...torture chamber...sweating with fright.'
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The Bloody Chamber
'The doors from hell'
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The Bloody Chamber
'The castle is now a school for the blind..'
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Tigers Bride
'The sweet thunder of his purr shook the old walls.'
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Courtship of Mr Lyon
'Palladian house' 'raw iron gates'
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Courtship of Mr Lyon
'The palace of priviledge, where all laws of the world he knew not necessarily apply'
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The Erl King
'The woods can swallow you up'
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The Erl King
'His green eyes are a reducing chamber'
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The Erl King
'two huge handfuls of his rustling hair...half-dreaming, half waking...I shall strangle him.'
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The Bloody Chamber
'The puppet master...saw his dolls break free of their strings.'
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'Mirrors on the wall, in stately frames of contorted gold.' (male gaze)

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'She felt herself to be miss lamb, spotless, sacrificial'

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'The lamb must learn to run with the tigers.'

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'I lie at the mercy of his huge hands.'

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