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`At the core of every Gothic text is transgression.' Discuss this in relation to three texts you
have studied.

Transgression within Gothic literature is often depicted through extremes of behaviour which result
in the crossing of several societal or moral boundaries. Implementing such elements into Gothic texts
may also be…

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emancipated women who no longer submit to male control. The `horrific' nature of such characters
can additionally be interpreted as a statement about society's perception of them as freakish due to
their engagement in pursuits considered to be outside the traditional and approved woman's realm.
The transgressive nature of Lady…


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