The Similarities Between Gothic And Russian Literature

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You would never think to compare Gothic and Russian Literature, butt when you do you find that they are more similar than we thought, as well as holding to their own individuality. Edgar Allan Poe is the face of gothic literature, his ominous work has made his work one of a kind. Anton Chekhov, Leo Tolstoy and Nikolai Gogol are the three faces of Russian Literature, who knew that two totally different genres of literature can have a copious amount of similarities. In each of these stories they tend to have black and white differences, but end up sharing a similar path. Although these different authors write totally different and separate styles, you look deeper into each story and you find similarities within their work.

The definition of Gothic literature is: the use of desolate or remote settings and macabre, mysterious, or violent incidents. Edgar Allan Poe 's literature has the tendency to come off as violent, cruel, supernatural type of background with the setting in a gloomy and isolated place which tends to catch the audience 's attention and ends up doing the job of entertaining the reader. Anton Chekhov an author of Russian Literature, portrays more of a calm and serene vibe. In Russian literature, it usually displays a variety of life lessons and human experiences that the common reader might be able to relate to. Most characters in gothic literature seem to always be displayed as a threatening character. In the story “The Black Cat” by Gothic literature writer
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