The Snow Child : Quotes

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Snow reveals how quickly things can be concealed and forgotten...
'Fresh snow fell on snow already fallen'
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Femme Fatale struggling for power...
'She was the child of his desire and the Countess hated her'
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Harsh image that foreshadows what's to come...links with gothic genre...
'I wish I had a girl as red as blood'
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Image creates a paradox between the purity of white, seductiveness of red and the evil of black...
'White skin, red mouth, black hair'
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Controlling, seemingly powerful woman - but only when sexualised by her clothing...
'Shining boots with scarlet heels and spurs'
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Immaculate reflects snow and an untouched virgin...
'Midwinter, invincible, immaculate'
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Symbolic of slyness...
'Glittering pelts of black foxes'
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Portrays count as a predator...
'Bloodstain like the trace of a foxes kill on the snow'
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Necrophilia...
'He thrust his virile member into the dead girl'
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Loss of innocence (virginity)...Mocks love as rose brings about the downfall of girls...
'Picks a rose...pricks her finger on the thorn: bleeds, screams, falls'
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'She was the child of his desire and the Countess hated her'

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Femme Fatale struggling for power...

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'I wish I had a girl as red as blood'

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'White skin, red mouth, black hair'

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'Shining boots with scarlet heels and spurs'

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