Chamber Essay Topics

The Bloody Chamber

The major sense of desperation arises when the heroine enters the bloody chamber in her newly wedded husbands castle. The impact of this moment is powerful because up to now the bride is portrayed as a nave blushing bride. At this point it can be sensed that death awaits her. Once she passes the ill-lit… View Article

By discussing closely the opening 20 pages

In each of her short stories Angela Carter subverts the idea of the Fairy Tale, writing in the tradition of the Carnavalesque focusing on the excesses of life and rejoicing in the physical through her rich and opulent language. A fairy tale always involves a series of seven elements around which the story is formed,… View Article

To what extent are gender stereotypes reinforced

The ‘Lady of the House of Love’ just as a title, creates a very simple image in terms of gender stereotypes; the female role being the obedient, or arguably oppressed, housewife and the male role being the breadwinner and the figure of authority within a patriarchal society. The title thus initiates the notion of the… View Article

The Bloody Chamber

The ivory keys, once the tusks of a raging bull elephant the king of all that he surveyed, slid like oil-scented bathwater beneath my slender fingers and the with the slightest pressure, the tiniest twitch of the warm muscle underneath my flesh, I depress the keys and the melody resounds, not quite the precision of… View Article

Music 100 Concert Report

Allegro, as the first movement is named, means to have a quick paced tempo. This movement starts with the first and second violins playing followed by the cello and viola, then finally the clarinet comes in over the rest of the musicians. This movement may be fast paced, but the tone of the movement is… View Article