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Unformatted text preview: EVOLUTION OF GOTHIC NOVELS AND FRANKENTSTEIN By: Emiiy Baethke, Mercedez DaSilva, Kalya Ur’bina and Rosie Morris TIMELINE Mary Shelley was born on August 30, 1797. She was known for her horror novels Sheiiey,M0iy. "Axiom-ISheiig/fl Bio. such as Frankenstein (1818), Networks TElE sion, 2076.l’l"eb.0' Valperga (1823), and The Last Man (1826). Shelley experienced a type of domestic tranquility that made her focus on horror. Shelley died of brain cancer on February ’I, 1851.. h ffp.'r"/LF1!L-“iflri.i‘. biograp by. to mr‘pe Obie/m (try, Gothic is a genre or The Gothic Genre : mode of literature and film that combines fiction and horror, 1.Takes place inacastle I death, and at times 2. Has an atmosphere of mystery and suspense. r0 m a n CE 3. Contains an ancient prophecy 4. Has omens, portents, and visions. 5. Has occurrences of supernatural or otherwi e inexplicable events. 6. Shows high andi‘or overwrought emotions Elements of a 7. There is a damsel in distress 3.11 th t db f I, ' ' impLi;3533.23.32Saiemaifim” ” _ Gothic Novel 9. Depicts gloom or horror 10, Has dark and mysterious vocabulary Aluoploonlonac Atmosphere of mystery and suspense: throughout the novel, the reader cannot predict what the creature will _ do. Victor's constant fear and hatred Relatlng to towards what he once loved drives the creature to go to extreme lengths to get - his attention. Fra n ke '1 st 8 I n Omens. portents, and visions: Victor dreams of Elizabeth being dead. This foreshadows her actual death. Supernatural/inexplicable: creature coming to life, Victor creating the monster. Emotions: the creatures continuous obsession with not being loved. Metonomy: weather lines up with moods. Rains when Victor is sad and he is happy in the spring time. ...
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  • Fall '16
  • Bob Krask
  • Frankenstein, Gothic fiction, gothic novel, horror novels Sheiiey,M0iy, Networks TElE sion

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