Reader Response To 'Bluebeard'

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Reader Response In the short story Bluebeard, there is a man who is married to an average house wife. The main part of this story is how Bluebeard leaves his house for a week or so for some reason. This results in leaving his wife all alone in Bluebeards house, where his wife has not seen a whole lot of it. Bluebeard gave her a key and said there is a secret closet in the house that you are permitted from. So the wife goes on searching and does not think about that one closet. However, her curiosity kicks in and nothing stops her from checking in the closet. As she opened the door, she saw something very shocking and terrifying. A bunch of dead bodies laid in the closet. This had made the women panic and not know what to do, until her husband …show more content…
You can predict many things of why he did this, however the author never tells us the real point of it. If I were the author of this short story, I would certainly extend the story more near the ending. I would explain what happened after the brothers had killed Bluebeard. I would also tell the readers why Bluebeard had done such a crime with all the bodies, and where he went for those 2 weeks when he left his wife at home. This short story unfortunately does not do a good job in making you feel that your really there, because this story is unrealistic and things like what Bluebeard had done, is very rare to happen in everyday life. This story would have been told totally different if it was in Bluebeards eyes, having him telling us where he went for 2 weeks, and explaining his feelings if the wife found out what's in the closet. The two brothers that had saved the wife from being killed by Bluebeard, really showed that they had a lot of love for their sister, and being heroes. I hope to have a similar personality and characteristics like that in my life to because people will have trust in me, and it will show a lot of love. To sum it up, this short story has a lot of parts in it, in which you can analyze and ponder about it, it has a lot of events that were unanswered and keep you thinking

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