Gothicism Essay by The Research Group

This paper examines the evolution of gothicism in literature .
# 71246 | 690 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Literature (General)

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This paper looks at the evolution of gothicism in literature from the classic gothic tale "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allen Poe to two of Stephen King's short stories, "Strawberry Spring" and "I Know What You Need."

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"Gothicism began as a type of imitation medieval-ism using medieval effects such as subterranean dungeons, secret passageways, flickering lamps, screams, moans, bloody hands, ghosts, graveyards and other emblems of dark mysterious evil as its texture .."

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