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What Are the Conventions of the Gothic Horror Genre?

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"Gothic" derives from a style of medieval architecture, and Gothic fiction is often set in medieval castles or churches. These settings are often dark, gloomy and full of secret chambers, hallways and dungeons. Wild, dark and dangerous locations,
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Most horror films follow a set of conventions consistent through out the genre, however many chose to bypass these. Dark/shadowy lighting.Isolated location.Female victim.Disruption
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That's a good question and maybe more fitted for the writer than myself. But I think that Steve Niles gave us such a good mythology and so clearly defined his own version of the rules
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Some busty woman will get carves up. The cops are really slow on the uptake on this. some cuple having sex will be killed. if ther eis a nerd or a handicapped person, they will die.
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"Gothic" derives from a style of medieval architecture, and Gothic fiction is often set in medieval castles or churches. These settings are often dark, ...
"Gothic" derives from a style of medieval architecture, and Gothic fiction is often set in medieval castles or churches. These settings are often dark, ...
"Gothic" derives from a style of medieval architecture, and Gothic fiction is often set in medieval castles or churches. These settings are often dark, ...
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