The Bloody Chamber: Comprehensive Guide for AS/A Level OCR (first teaching 2015)

Set text for:
  • OCR AS & A Level

Angela Carter’s provocative and fantastical short stories bring out challenging new themes from traditional fairy tales. There is a wealth of meaning to explore when studying this collection – use this engaging resource to help students unpick Carter’s ideas, with a focus on Gothic elements throughout.

Engage your students!

Includes debate prompts; active learning tasks; further reading suggestions; key literary and linguistic terms; practice essay questions throughout!

Tackles the key stages of text analysis:

  1. Walk-through
    Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through each chapter
  2. Drawing it all together
    In-depth discussion of whole text focuses on: characterisation, relationships, genre, themes, attitudes and values, language, form, structure, context, literary approaches
  3. Indicative content
    To support teaching by making sure all key areas are covered

Plus! A glossary of key terms ensures full understanding