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    Horror and Gothic

    genre

    Short stories; featuring EdgarAllan Poe

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    Historical Background

    *asic elements o! the genre introduced +y

    #orace $alole

    &rans!ormation and in!luence o! the genre

    nsired su+genres li-e suernatural, ghost,

    horror !iction and vamire stories

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    Classic Elements of the Horror

    Genre

    &here is a struggle in a !ight +etween good andevil

    &he setting usually ta-es lace where the victimmight +e vulnera+le

    nvolves the use o! sound, oint o! views and

    visual e!!ects to create the !eeling o! terror

    $hat is causing the damage is most li-ely to +e a

    suernatural +eing, li-e vamires, monsters, etc

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    Stories and Authors Examples

    mily *ront/o nglish novelist and oet.o *est remem+ered !or her solitary novel,

    0$uthering #eights0.o &his novel was so +rilliant that is now considered as

    a classic o! nglish iterature.

    'harles *roc-den *rowno 2merican novelist, historian, and editor.o 0$ieland0 is the !irst% and most !amous% 2merican

    Gothic novel.

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    Stories and Authors Examples

    2nn 3adcli!!eo nglish author and a ioneer o! the Gothic novel.o #er !irst novel was 0&he 'astles o! 2thlin

    and um+ayne0.o &he Gothic elements is o+vious through her use o!

    the suernatural.

    $illiam *ec-!ordo 5nown as +oth the richest and most eccentric mano! his time.

    o #is assion to Gothic iterature led him directly to

    his comosition o! 0athe-0 in 176.

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    Edgar Allan Poe - Short Bio

    Married his 18 year old cousin when he was

    96 years old

    #is un-nown death has +een variously

    attri+uted to alcohol, drugs, suicide, and

    other agents

    2merican ractitioner o! the shortstory. 'onsidered the inventor o!

    detective !iction and contri+uting to

    the emerging genre o! science

    !iction.

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    Edgar Allan Poe - Short Bio

    esite all this, his wor- has a large

    in!luence on literature in the nited ;tates

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    Short Story: he !acts in the Case of

    "# $aldemar %y: Edgar Allan Poe

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    &hat a typical gothic film looks like

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