"The Snow Child" quotes

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Fresh snow...
"Fresh snow on snow already fallen"
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She was the...
"She was the child of his desire and the countess hated her"
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Midwinter...
"Midwinter - invincible, immaculate"
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White skin...
"White skin, red mouth, black hair, and stark naked"
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Pricks her finger...
"Pricks her finger on the thorn; bleeds; screams; falls"
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Now the countess...
"Now the countess was bare as a bone and the girl was furred and booted"
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I wish...
"I wish I had a girl as white as snow...I wish I had a girl as red as blood...I wish I had a girl as black as that bird's feather"
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The count lifted...
"The count lifted her up and sat her in front of him on his saddle"
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The whole world...
"The whole world was white"
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How shall...
"How shall I be rid of her?"
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It...
"It bites! she said"
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Wrapped in...
"Wrapped in the glittering pelts of black foxes"
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High, black...
"High, black shining boots with scarlet heels, and spurs"
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Thrust...
"Thrust his virile member into the dead girl"
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CRITIC: The colours...
"The colours of the extreme - black for villainy, white for innocence and lashings of red for blood" - Makinen
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CRITIC: This narrative...
"This narrative clearly exposes how the heroines of fairy tales are the constructs of patriarchal thinking...having to endure and compete for the fickle attention of men" - Norwood
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"She was the child of his desire and the countess hated her"

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She was the...

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"Midwinter - invincible, immaculate"

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Card 4

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"White skin, red mouth, black hair, and stark naked"

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Card 5

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"Pricks her finger on the thorn; bleeds; screams; falls"

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