Gothic Literature

This one-semester course has 14 lessons, plus five Course Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities. It explores different conventions, themes, and elements of Gothic literature through the analysis of representative literary works, such as Emily Dickinson’s poems about mortality and spirituality, Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic Gothic novella Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Edgar Allan Poe’s Gothic short stories, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Robert Browning’s Gothic poems, Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Gothic drama, The Cenci, Mary Shelley’s classic Gothic novel, Frankenstein, Gothic parodies and Gothic subgenres, and modern Gothic literature.

English/Language Arts