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  1. American Gothic: The “Brooding” Romantics p. 312

  2. What is Gothic Literature? • “A literary style characterized by gloom, the grotesque, the supernatural, popular especially in the late 18th century” (dictionary.com). • They are also “romantic … in their emphasis on emotion, nature, the individual, and the unusual” (McDougal, 312).

  3. Who was an American Gothic Author? Some American Gothic Authors were: • Edgar Allan Poe • “The Raven” • Nathaniel Hawthorne • The Scarlet Letter • Herman Melville • Moby Dick