A Southern Gothic Literary Analysis

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Many authors today write in ways to allow their readers to relate to their own struggles by writing about fictional characters in a way that makes them feel the characters struggles and obstacles and giving them a sense of piece to know that they are not alone. For as long as writing has been around it has become a way for people to isolate themselves in a therapeutic tone. But for an author like Carson McCuller, there was a genre that didn’t necessarily give them away to express themselves. But thanks to the gothic elements that were being established in England, eventually McCullers was able to find a genre of writing that spoke

A southern gothic novel is a genre of southern writing that often focuses on grotesque themes that include supernatural
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