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  • noun Plural form of Gothic.

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Examples

  • The Michaels books are contemporary Gothics, which is to say they have a little romance, a lot of suspense, and more often than not, a sprinkling of the supernatural.

    man's collective edifice complex*

  • The Michaels books are contemporary Gothics, which is to say they have a little romance, a lot of suspense, and more often than not, a sprinkling of the supernatural.

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  • We can move closer to defining that idea of the secular first by seeing that Brown's novel could be understood as a recent installment in the Gothic genre, taking up the overwhelming interest that Gothics in the late eighteenth century display in the confessional environments of church, monastery, and convent, in order to reinforce the contrasting advantages of more inclusive patterns of institutional action, affiliation, and organization.

    Romantic Fear

  • The Gothics wore themselves out about the time Poe wrote his masterpieces.

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  • Legends, myths, and fairy tales were what I devoured, along with any horse books when I was younger and Gothics when I was an older teen.

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  • Poe inherited all the silly, spooky trappings of the Gothics but crafted the new genre, Mystery, as a tale with a puzzle built into it.

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  • The Gothics spawned both the castle-haunted horror tale such as Dracula by Bram Stoker, and the Mystery tale as designed by the American master, Edgar Allan Poe.

    New Book - no title yet

  • Poe inherited all the silly, spooky trappings of the Gothics but crafted the new genre, Mystery, as a tale with a puzzle built into it.

    New Book - no title yet

  • The Gothics wore themselves out about the time Poe wrote his masterpieces.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • The Gothics spawned both the castle-haunted horror tale such as Dracula by Bram Stoker, and the Mystery tale as designed by the American master, Edgar Allan Poe.

    Archive 2010-01-01

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