What Defines Gothic Literature?

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This is one genre that is not quite so popular today. It was hugely popular in the 1800s and in the mid twentieth century. It is a genre that is still read today, although there is very little new Gothic literature being produced. It is also known as Gothic horror due to the terror and suspense that accompanies it.

Let’s start with examples of Gothic literature.

Examples

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Rebecca Graf

Writer for ten years, lover of education, and degrees in business, history, and English. Striving to become a Renassiance woman. www.writerrebeccagraf.com