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Tim Burton Relating To Gothic Literature

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Tanner Koth

on 10 November 2013

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Transcript of Tim Burton Relating To Gothic Literature

Tim Burton Relating To Gothic Literature
Who was Tim Burton?
What Films did Tim Burton Direct?
What are Tim Burton's Connections to Gothic Literature?



What is Gothic literature anyway?
What was Tim Burton's Inspiration?
Gothic literature is a type of literature that combines elements of both horror and romance. Gothic literature also includes mystery, and often set in a medieval setting. Gothic literature is mainly made into romantic stories.
Tim Burton was born on August 25, 1958. He became known for his dark and quirky horror films. He has directed 16 films in his career so far. He made a relationship with Helene Bohan even though they have two kids and live together they are not technically married.
Some of these examples you may have seen or heard of but did you know Tim Burton directed them. Tim Burton directed Alice in Wonderland, Corpse Bride, Frankenweenie The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Edward Scissor Hands. These are just a few examples all of which used Gothic literature.
Many of his movie ideas come from his childhood drawings. One of his movies that he made this way "Edward Scissorhands".
For one most of Tim Burton's movies have a dark/horror feel to them. most of the time including either a Halloween or Christmas scenes. Many of his plots or stories revolve around an outcast, like Edward from "Edward Scissorhands". One way he achieves this Gothic feel is that he adds creepy buildings, characters, or scenarios.
Tim Burton uses Gothic literature in many movies some being Edward Scissorhands, Frankenweenie, or even Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
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