The Bloody Chamber

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carter - idealisation / foreboding danger - conceals sound - conceals his evil side
"his footfall turned the carpet into snow"
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Unpleasent sexual experience
"his movements seemed to me deliberately coarse, vulgar."
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Significance of the lilies - the narrators purity / sexual corruption, traditionally a symbol of virtue / chastity - to the narrator- symbolise death / funerals
"The lilies I always associate with him; that are white. And stain you."
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Condescending view of women - like in A Doll's House
"Baby mustn't play with grownups' toys until she's learnt how to handle them"
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married love
"Opals are bad luck" - associated with death / darkness, "Into marriage into exile... I would always be lonely"
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Card 2

Front

"his movements seemed to me deliberately coarse, vulgar."

Back

Unpleasent sexual experience

Card 3

Front

"The lilies I always associate with him; that are white. And stain you."

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

"Baby mustn't play with grownups' toys until she's learnt how to handle them"

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

"Opals are bad luck" - associated with death / darkness, "Into marriage into exile... I would always be lonely"

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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