INSTRUCTIONS: Please construct an original post that answers the following questions (in paragraph form):
• What defines Gothic literature? What characteristics are common to it? When was it “born”? What names are recognizable as writers in the Gothic genre?
• What examples of literature exist today that share characteristics or attributes with the Gothic literature we read about in the three assigned articles?
• How familiar are you with Gothic literature? Have you read any of the mentioned authors or can you list others that you’ve read?
INSTRUCTORS NOTE: Please remember that I will grade all discussions on focus, organization, development, and clarity. You should treat each discussion post as a formal, paragraphed writing (utilizing topic sentences or claims and evidence), paying attention to even the minutest of details (such as spelling, sentence construction, capitalization, etc.