‘Tim Burton has a very defined style as a director. Analyse how he uses visual and/or verbal features across at least two of his texts to fulfil the common conventions of gothic fiction.’ Planning:Intro:3 Body Paragraphs including:.Discuss technique in movie one.Discuss technique in movie two.Analyse Burtons intentions.Explore impact on audience.Consider connection to gothic fictionConclusionTechniques:P1: P2: Music/soundP3: […]

Make a list of expressionist film techniques that have become linked with gothic horror One particular technique, chiaroscuro (The contrast of light and dark) is particularly memorable in Sweeny Todds attic room. what new the key features of this setting that develop chiaroscuro Think about the same technique (chiaroscuro) and its presence in Sleepy Hollow. […]

Jean-Jacque Rousseau influence on Mary shelleys Frankenstein “I have love in me the likes of which you can scarcely imagine and rage the like of which you would not believe. If I cannot satisfy the one, I will indulge the other.” Mary Shelley wrote the novel ‘Frankentein’ in 1818, During this time there was a […]

Who are they? Jean-Jacque Rousseau was a genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18Th century, mainly active in France. His political philosophy influenced the enlightenment across Europe, as well as aspects of the french revolution and the overall development of modern political and educational thought. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean-Jacques_Rousseau (Not in my words) http://www.u.arizona.edu/~atinkham/Rousseau.html jean-jacques rousseau influence on […]

Settings- The Lab/loft The mountains On the boat in Russia The Lab: Victor set up a laboratory of sorts. He lives in a house, and on the top floor of his house, in what he describes as a chamber or a “cell” he keeps his “workshop of filthy creation” which is carefully separated from the […]

Character vs Self: “Life, although i my only an an accumulation of anguish, it is dear to me, and i will defend it” Often when people are miserable they don’t value their life but this quote shows conflict because he is miserable but he still values it and does not want it to end. “Often […]

Analyse the extent to which Frankenstein creature displays common characteristics of a gothic antagonist. Planning: Gothic Themes and Elements: The presence of a castle. Dark settings Low lighting Extreme landscapes, extreme weathers. Magic and the supernatural. Death, decay, darkness and madness. A passion-driven, wilful villain-hero or villain. A heroine that often faints and needs to be rescued A […]

Interview With the Vampire Anne Rice “People who cease to believe in God or goodness altogether still believe in the devil. I don’t know why. No, I do indeed know why. Evil is always possible. And goodness is eternally difficult.” This book has an amazing story that is very entertaining while also spooky and gothic, […]

New language: Know all the words   Table:   Tone and Mode: Discriptors Traits Actions Comments Has Distinct Contrasting Qualities to their character Usually of a High Social Rank or Holds a Position of Power Often Surrounded by devices that foreshadow something negative Train of my ideas, Total impulse that led to my ruin Choosing […]

The tell-tale heart if given from the view point of a nameless, genderless and generally mysterious person/The Narrator. There is very little information given about the person through this story. The only things we a told about the narrator is that at one point they were “Ill, Very Ill” and that he believes that he […]