Below are themes for the attached text:
For each theme, find a quote from the text to support the theme and paste it here.
For the Analysis: Explain the importance of the quote or what does the quote show
1.Theme of: Loss or Fear of Loss:
2. Theme of: Insanity or Mental illness:
3.Theme of: Fear of the unknown:” I had to shut the door to the passage. They’ve taken over the back part.”
Analysis: This quote shows that the narrator was in fear of what could be taking over the house behind the door.
4. Theme of Isolation:
Below are 10 Gothic themes, choose ANY 5 and provide a quote from the text as an example.
1.Set in a haunted or abandoned: house, mansion, house: Irene and I got used to staying in the house by ourselves, which was crazy; eight people could have lived in that place and not have gotten in each other’s way.
2.Damsel in distress: usually a woman threatened or imprisoned :
3.An atmosphere of mystery, suspense, or evil:
4.Ghost, monster, or supernatural element:
6. Characters experience bad dreams/nightmares(confusing reality & fantasy):
7.Haunted or burdened male protagonist:
9.Elements of death & horror:
10. The beast between monstrous/evil people: