Everything you need to understand or teach The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty by Anne Rice.
The Prince arrives upon Sleeping Beauty's castle, determined to make his way to the chamber and Princess he does not believe truly exists. The Prince finds Beauty sleeping in her bed of one hundred years and he is filled with passion. After making love to her sleeping form, the Prince breaks Sleeping Beauty's spell. When the Prince and Beauty are leaving the castle, Beauty's mother tearfully requests the Prince to leave their only child with them. The Prince reprimands the Queen, reminding her of her own service in his kingdom and the benefits of it.
The journey is the first of many trials for Beauty. She leads the Prince's horse nude and on foot. When the Prince's entourage stops at an inn for the night, the Prince decides Beauty's training must be intensified. Beauty first serves his dinner on her hands and knees before the Prince orders the Innkeeper's daughter... View more of the The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty Summary
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