English Gothic terminology

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Introspective
Inward looking-examining self
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Sensationalist
Designed to appeal to the senses
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Protagonist
Principal character
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Myth
A story that is not true
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Ethereal
Heavenly
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Binary opposites
Light and dark opposites-symbolism
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Eponymous
Central character who gives name to title-Frankenstein
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Topography
Scenery-geographical setting
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Vertiginous
Designed to induce dizziness
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Neo-Classicism
A period of gothic architecture in the 1800-1900's
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Double-Doppleganger
Characters that double one another
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Entrapment
A character who is trapped
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Metamorphosis
Changing from one state to another
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Supernatural
Deals with any supernatural force or figure, often ghosts
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Sublime
A feeling of overpowering and awe, often inspired by geographical setting
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Sensationalist

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Designed to appeal to the senses

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Protagonist

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Myth

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Card 5

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Ethereal

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