The Gothic Novel

The Gothic Novel

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Question 21 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
In "The Gothic Sublime" how does Mishra characterize the Gothic novel?
A
As a version of the Romantic novel
B
As a set of literary devices developed in the 18th century but applicable to present day
C
As the antithesis of postmodernism
D
As the resolution of madness
Question 22 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Which one of the following events inspired the trend of body transformation in Gothic novels?
A
The decline in animal dissections
B
The increase in scientific experimentation
C
The end of absolute monarchy
D
The end of the Vitalist Controversy
Question 23 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Based on your readings for this course, which of the following best summarizes how most critics interpret the crumbling castle in "The Castle of Otranto"?
A
The castle represents the presence of newer technologies.
B
The castle signifies the ruin of feudal medievalism.
C
The castle symbolizes the desire for a more powerful aristocracy.
D
The castle shows the lack of change in popular architecture styles.
Question 24 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
According to Radcliffe, what is the difference between terror and horror?
A
Horror is only a sense of the sublime.
B
Terror contracts the soul.
C
Terror involves uncertainty and obscurity.
D
Horror fails to awaken and expand the soul.
Question 25 [CLICK ON ANY COICE TO KNOW RIGHT ANSWER]
Which term is most closely affiliated with the female Gothic?
A
Terror
B
Sentimentalism
C
Horror
D
Ghosts
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