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Mrs. Wilson. GP2, W1 Gothic Literature Introduction. Plagiarism Plague 3-2-1 (10/22). On your next open page in your IN list: 3 things you learned about Plagiarism 2 things you learned about avoiding Plagiarism 1 question you have about Plagiarism. Gothic Elements.

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Mrs wilson

Mrs. Wilson

GP2, W1Gothic Literature Introduction


Plagiarism plague 3 2 1 10 22

Plagiarism Plague 3-2-1 (10/22)

  • On your next open page in your IN list:

    • 3 things you learned about Plagiarism

    • 2 things you learned about avoiding Plagiarism

    • 1 question you have about Plagiarism


Gothic elements

Gothic Elements

  • Setting – Castle, Mansion, Graveyard, Caves, Secret passages, Dark staircases, Hidden alcoves

    • Atmosphere of mystery and suspense

  • Characters – Damsel in Distress, Tyrannical person, Supernatural characters

    • Overwrought Emotions

  • Supernatural or other inexplicable events

    • Omens or Portents, Visions or Premonitions

    • Ancient Prophecy

  • Metonymy – using atmospheric elements to portray emotion


Gothic elements1

Gothic Elements

  • Setting – Castle, Mansion, Graveyard, Caves, Secret passages, Dark staircases, Hidden alcoves

  • Atmosphere of mystery and suspense

  • Characters – Damsel in Distress, Tyrannical person, Supernatural characters

  • Omens, Visions, Portents

  • Ancient Prophecy

  • Supernatural or other inexplicable events

  • Overwrought Emotions

  • Damsel in Distress

  • Metonymy – using atmospheric elements to portray emotion

A character may have a disturbing dream vision, or some phenomenon may be seen as a portent of coming events.

Dramatic, amazing events occur, such as ghosts or giants walking, or inanimate objects (such as a suit of armor or painting) coming to life

Rain used to portray sadness


E a poe biography

E.A. Poe Biography

  • Read the E.A. Poe Bio

    • Circle/Highlight unfamiliar words

    • Underline/Highlight Important facts

  • Create a timeline of the important events on Poe’s life on page 9 of your IN

  • Write a reflection about Poe on page 10


Gothic elements quiz page 11 answer each question in full sentences

Gothic Elements Quiz – Page 11Answer each question in full sentences.

  • Discuss the types of setting you might find in Gothic literature.

  • Explain the kinds of characters found in Gothic literature.

  • What types of events might be found in Gothic literature?

  • What is the literary device, a sub type of metaphor, which uses atmospheric elements to portray emotion?

  • Give 5 examples of the literary device in number 4.


Frustration map page 2

Frustration Map (Page 2)

  • Create your frustrations map; see your excitement/enthusiasm map as an example

  • After you’ve complete your frustration map, turn to the last free page of your IN, date it clearly, and write at least 1 full page.

    • If you feel you may need more than 1 page, you may turn in a few pages, just make sure you DATE THEM ALL.


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