Day 5

The Bloody Chamber Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

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    These three stories have similar settings, but they don’t all seem to take place in exactly the same location or at the same time. What do the settings for this set of stories have in common? What details distinguish each from the others? 

    All three stories are set in a cold, mountainous, northern country, where people struggle to survive and encounter wolves and werewolves regularly. The people in these stories live in mostly in villages with forests nearby.

    In "The Werewolf," the use of the word "Walpurgisnacht" in the opening indicates a Germanic setting, and there are several references to mountains. The forest with the path...

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