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The Castle of Otranto | Study Guide

Horace Walpole

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Author

Horace Walpole

Year Published

1764

Type

Novel

Genre

Fiction, Horror

Perspective and Narrator

The Castle of Otranto is written in omniscient third person. At key moments in the novel, the narration moves slightly back in time to show what other characters were doing "off-stage," so to speak.

Tense

The Castle of Otranto is written in the past tense.

About the Title

The title The Castle of Otranto refers to the location where the story takes place. The fictional castle of Otranto is located somewhere near Naples, Italy, in medieval Europe.

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