Gothic Fiction

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  • Created on: 02-09-16 19:05
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  • Gothic Fiction
    • Definition
      • Genre of literature that combines both horror and romance
    • Key Authors
      • Mary Shelley
      • Robert Louis Stevenson
      • Bram Stoker
    • Prose Study
    • Poetic writing
      • Semantic field of gothic words
        • surreal, dark, night, emotions, murder, horror
    • Gothic conventions
      • Weather (mist, storms)
      • Dreams
      • Sense of mystery + dread
      • Supernatural (vampires, ghosts)
      • Revenge
      • Villain-hero
    • Use of settings
      • graveyards
      • Churches
      • Abandoned buildings
      • Forests
      • Basements
    • Typical themes
      • Death + decay
      • Love
      • Vengeance
      • Power
    • Typical characters
      • Hero
      • Supernatural beings
      • Damsels in distress
    • Plot devices
      • Atmosphere
      • Overwrought emotions
      • Elements of romance
    • Entrapment of characters
      • Women - damsels in distress

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