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The Popular Corruption of Fairtyles: A Reaction to the Rise in Feminism

A lot of headlines recently have concerned the growing voice of discontent from women and men, concerning the roles and expectations of women in the modern world. 868 more words


The Sadeian Women....

“Eugenie de Mistival commits a gross sexual assault upon her mother. Though it is performed with obscene relish, this monstrous act is primarily occasioned by vengeance, rather than lust…She first rapes her and then sews up her mother’s genital orifice with needle and thread. 30 more words


Update :)

So as some of you may know I was feeling a little down a few weeks ago over a mark I received. It made me doubt whether I had made the right choice to put myself in further debt and stay in university. 155 more words

I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

There is some good news and some bad news. The bad news is that I am already losing track of which books I have reviewed so god knows how I will keep track of things till I get to 1000. 209 more words


The Bloody Chamber

To begin with i found it very interesting that this was based on the legend of Bluebeard, which is something that i previously did not know. 200 more words

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Keeping your Head in Horror - Carter's The Bloody Chamber and the French Revolution

I really enjoyed this story.  Okay, no.  I loved this story.  I delighted in it.  I loved Carter’s redux of the old French horror myths of Bluebeard and Mister Renard.   212 more words

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Angela Carter Biography

Angela Carter was born in 1940 and lived in Yorkshire, UK with her maternal grandmother. During her teenage years she struggled with anorexia. Carter had her first writing job as a journalist for the Croydon Advertiser. 70 more words

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