Carter (2) - The gothic the modern and the post modern...

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The gothic, the modern, and the post modern 03/12/2009 14:33:00 Pastiche A work especially of literature, created in the style of someone or something else; a work that humorously exaggerates or parodies a particular style The technique of incorporating distinctive elements of other works or styles in a literary composition, design, etc Exhibiting or incorporating an amalgam of different styles Images of imprisonment/constraint Company: “she knew she should never leave the path” (114) Erl-king o “The woods enclose…” (85) o “All the birds come…” (87) o “Your green eye is a reducing chamber” (90) o The woods become a figure of being trapped in her own desire o Keeps birds in cages The Lady: “She is a closed circuit” (93) o She never leaves the house The Bloody Chamber o Castle, on an island, all alone From innocence to experience…last lecture The modern vs. Gothic Look at Northanger Abbey Catherine Moreland: Needs to do away with gothic to become modern, marriageable
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