Gothic Literature Of Edgar Allan Poe

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Gloomy, dreary, creepy, forbidding, dark, horror, and fearful, are all words that describe gothic literature. Gothic literature is something that the writer Edgar Allan Poe has much knowledge on, for he has written many gothic short stories and poems. Such as the short stories like, “The Black Cat”, “Tell Tale Heart”, “The Pit and the Pendulum”, and “Masque of the Red Death”. Also displayed in his poems, “Alone”, “Annabel Lee”, “The Raven”, and somewhat of “The Bells”. To a great extent, Edgar Allan Poe’s writing is for the most part is gothic, as portrayed in most of his work.

What is gothic? It’s a type of style that represents dark, fear, horror, though in different ways. Such as there are many types of gothic styles, like gothic architecture, fashion, gothic literature,gothic music, people, and there used to be a gothic language. Gothic Literature is a style of writing that is characterized by components of fear, horror, gloom, and romantic features, such as nature, individuality, and very intense emotion, which can be, but are not limited to suspense and fear. For something to be considered gothic literature, it needs to have some gothic components. Such as a gothic setting, which would be something gloomy, like rain, or a storm, etc. Also there could be gothic architecture in the work, such as a house with pointy windows and arches, and could be creepy or mysterious. As well as there can be gothic people, who dress in a gothic manner, which would be dressing in
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