As a Teacher of Gothic Lit, I Should Have Known Better Than to Move into a Haunted House

In her introduction to the Oxford World’s Classics edition of The Monk, Emma McEvoy notes that "The Gothic tradition, for those used to reading realist novels, can prove strange and inaccessible.". No kidding. I haven’t had this much trouble with a book since I didn’t read Tristram Shandy in Dr. K’s Enlightenment Lit class.

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Naruto shook his head to clear it, then moved into the house. "Old man’s study. Itachi must have been looking for something when Sasuke barged in." Kakashi-sensei just nodded and followed him. The hallway didn’t look much better than outside did. There were some distinct burn marks and gouges along the walls and floor.

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Plucky, penniless orphan Jane, mourning the death of her guardian, has come to an old Gothic manor house filled with. bypass surgery is haunted by her old body and all the ways in which she.

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The "man-eating" house that swallows, body and soul, the woman desperately trying to escape. And the vast, overwhelming suburban home haunted by an absence of history as well as by an absence of domestic servants. These familiar tropes of American gothic fiction serve as our topic for investigation.

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