Found! Ten Signs You’re reading a Gothic Novel

I love having friends who know that I’m simultaneously into horror and design. When they find interesting things online, they sometimes send them in my direction. Today was no exception. The “Best of 2014” lists have begun circulating, and the following was passed on to me today in one such collection. The result? An awesome infographic on Gothic Horror from The Guardian.

Gothic Horror is a subset of the horror genre that is characterized by a few very special elements, and combines elements of romance and horror. It’s thought that the first gothic horror novel was written by Horace Walpole in 1764 — The Castle of Otranto — which, as the title suggests, features a prominent setting.

Check out the infographic below to get a few more details about the genre.

 

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“Ten Signs You’re Reading A Gothic Novel” infographic by  and , found at The Guardian.

 

 

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