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Essay: Violent Instincts in 'The Bloody Chamber'

So this is my first Essay blog post. I’ve just finished writing an essay on the violent instincts in Angela Carter’s ‘The Bloody Chamber’. My essays are as good as I can get them, and I hope they will improve before my exams, but these are just my own work. 863 more words


Book Review - The Magic Toyshop by Angela Carter

After a night in her garden wearing her mother’s wedding dress, Melanie receives a telegraph to say that both her parents have been killed. Along with her 5 year old sister and reclusive brother Jonathan, she is sent to live with her tyrannical toy maker uncle Phillip, mute wife… 174 more words

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Discovering Angela Carter

Back in February, Hilaire recalls, I attended an event at the London Review Bookshop featuring Deborah Levy and Kirsty Gunn in conversation about the short story. 795 more words


AQA LITB3 - Section B Revision - Gothic quotations from critics and possible questions for June 2015 - Part I

Recently, my tutor gave us a list of critical quotations for us to apply to The Bloody Chamber, The Pardoner’s Prologue and Tale and Macbeth to consider different elements of the gothic that may come up as questions for section B of the exam (or maybe even section A) this summer. 1,144 more words


The Age of Reason by Jean-Paul Sartre

The Age of Reason is also a book by Thomas Paine. Apparently it argues for critical thinking and God, maybe if I read that I would understand the other Age of Reason better. 284 more words


This Week In Books - 15.4.2015

This meme was set up by Lipsyy Lost and Found.

I haven’t done this for a while now, so let’s hope I can start doing this weekly again! 158 more words

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Throw me to the wolves...

So this week I’ve been working on my Angela Carter essay for uni and I’m really feeling the whole wolf concept. So much so that I’ve been working on a short story type thing. 107 more words