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Gothic Setting

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Emily Dunn

on 7 June 2013

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Transcript of Gothic Setting

Elisa Sanches, Emily Dunn, Laura Mejia Gothic Setting The place or type of surroundings where something is positioned or where an event takes place. (Oxford Dictionary) Setting Gothic Literature . Sweeney Todd:
The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Research Question Corpse Bride
Tim Burton How does setting have an impact on the reader's feelings? Time period: usually in the 19th century
Has a feeling of " doom and gloom"
Combines elements of horror and romance Setting A castle, ruined or intact, haunted or not
Ruined buildings which are sinister or which arouse a pleasing melancholy
Dungeons Underground passages (basements)
Dark corridors
Graveyards Thick forest
Icy waters
Extreme Weather Sound track Murder
Monsters Silent is the house: all are laid asleep:
One alone looks out o'er the snow-wreaths deep,
Watching every cloud, dreading every breeze
That whirls the wildering drift, and bends the groaning trees.

Cheerful is the hearth, soft the matted floor;
Not one shivering gust creeps through pane or door;
The little lamp burns straight, its rays shoot strong and far:
I trim it well, to be the wanderer's guiding-star.

Frown, my haughty sire! chide, my angry dame!
Set your slaves to spy; threaten me with shame:
But neither sire nor dame, nor prying serf shall know,
What angel nightly tracks that waste of frozen snow.

Burn, then, little lamp; glimmer straight and clear--
Hush! a rustling wing stirs, methinks, the air:
He for whom I wait, thus ever comes to me;
Strange Power! I trust thy might; trust thou my constancy. The Visionary by Emily Bronte Filmed in London, production designer Dante Ferretti created a darker, more sinister London by adapting Fleet Street and its surrounding area. "Contrast between home (safe and overly protected) and the outside world (dangerous and exciting)" http://prezi.com/gw7iua2fquxy/gothic-place-setting/ The attribution of human feelings and responses to inanimate things or animals. (Oxford Dictionary) Corpse Bride Pathetic fallacy helps to create setting Vibrant descriptions help in creating effective pathetic fallacy Pathetic Fallacy Pathetic fallacy adds depth to the story Dark forest Setting in Corpse Bride Nighttime Only source of light is the moon Classical music Snow on the ground Thank You Does anyone have any questions? European Victorian Village Land of the Dead Land of the Living VS Land of the Living Land of the Dead Dull Colors Gothic Architecture 1979 musical thriller Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Tim Burton is the director Story of revenge
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