How are the texts you have studied (Frankenstein and The Vampire of Kaldenstein) typical of the Gothic genre?
Today's Gothic society is often perceived as dark, evil and full of social outcasts. Modern day "Goth" icons such as rock star Marilyn Manson have undoubtedly changed the way the whole scene is looked upon. But where as today's "Goths" seem to rely on make up, baggy clothes and body piercing's, the Gothic genre of writing is a lot darker and stranger still. The Gothic style of writing first appeared in 1764, with the publication of Horace Walpole's, "The Castle of Otranto". The book was the first of its genre and is seen as many as the first real Gothic novel. The story includes many of th…
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- How are the texts you have studied (Frankenstein and The Vampire of Kaldenstein) typical of the Gothic genre?
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