What is Gothic Literature and What are the Characteristics of Gothic Literature?
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Writing Prompt:You're driving late at night, and you're sure you're being followed. You need a safe place to go to get away from the person who's following you. This is the only house you come across. Who answers the door? What's it like inside? Did you find the safe haven you were looking for?

Writing Prompt:You're driving late at night, and you're sure you're being followed. You need a safe place to go to get away from the person who's following you. This is the only house you come across. Who answers the door? What's it like inside? Did you find the safe haven you were looking for?

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So What is Gothic Literature and Why are we still Obsessed with It? - For Reading Addicts
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So What is Gothic Literature and Why are we still Obsessed with It? - For Reading Addicts

So What is Gothic Literature and Why are we still Obsessed with It? - For Reading Addicts

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley - 4 out of 4 stars.   Read in October 2013.   Different than what I imagined that this book would be like.   Perfect for Halloween.

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley - 4 out of 4 stars. Read in October 2013. Different than what I imagined that this book would be like. Perfect for Halloween.

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GOTHIC POINT OF VIEW - Gothic — the term itself has an enigma surrounding it. Gothic art, Gothic architecture, Gothic literature — you name it! To the common mind, ‘Gothic’ may refer to something abstruse, even scary. However, what appears to be scary or simply ‘dark’ on the surface is an art form that requires a great deal of patience and creativity.

GOTHIC POINT OF VIEW - Gothic — the term itself has an enigma surrounding it. Gothic art, Gothic architecture, Gothic literature — you name it! To the common mind, ‘Gothic’ may refer to something abstruse, even scary. However, what appears to be scary or simply ‘dark’ on the surface is an art form that requires a great deal of patience and creativity.

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Terror vs Horror In Gothic Fiction | I’ve been reading and writing Gothic stories all my life, though I didn’t always know that’s what they were. As a girl I tore through Mary Stewart’s Gothic Romances and most recently I’ve been ensnared by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child’s marvelous Pendergast series, an example of Southern Gothic. I’m not going to lie, Gothic fiction is a big topic and perhaps I should ....

Terror vs Horror In Gothic Fiction | I’ve been reading and writing Gothic stories all my life, though I didn’t always know that’s what they were. As a girl I tore through Mary Stewart’s Gothic Romances and most recently I’ve been ensnared by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child’s marvelous Pendergast series, an example of Southern Gothic. I’m not going to lie, Gothic fiction is a big topic and perhaps I should ....

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to read: So mysterious so great. I've never found an author who made me feel what the character feels like Daphne du Mauier.

to read: So mysterious so great. I've never found an author who made me feel what the character feels like Daphne du Mauier.

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