The Bloody Chamber


Angela Carter

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Bloody Chambers

Each of the book’s ten tales contains some kind of “bloody chamber,” though the most obvious is the torture room of the titular story. The bloody chamber is a place of both violence and enlightenment… read analysis of Bloody Chambers


Roses appear in most of the stories of The Bloody Chamber, and they generally symbolize the female heroine of each tale. The rose is a traditional romantic image, a symbol of female purity and… read analysis of Roses