Gothic Elements In The Veldt And The Lottery

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In our class, I have read two short gothic stories, The Veldt and The Lottery. Both stories have similar elements of gothic literature in them. I shall be explaining the two stories and the elements in this essay. The two stories I have read both are very similar. The plot starts off normally for their respective genres, some subtle foreshadowing soon after, then the story suddenly turns very dark and ends. The term gothic novel refers to stories that combine romanticism and horror. Common elements include supernatural events, mysterious places, and strange happenings. The Veldt also touched on overdependence of technology. Some famous novels include Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Dracula. Gothic novels dated back to the 18th century. In the
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