Key Facts of gothic genre

  • The word ‘Goth’ derives originally from certain Germanic tribes who made attacks on the Roman Empire between the 3rd and 5th centuries AD.
  • In literature, the word ‘Gothic’ refers to a mode of fiction dealing with supernatural or horrifying events.
  • Frankenstien is a famous gothic novel which was established in the year 1764!
  • There usually neeeds to be a victim, an element of super natural,protagnist,isolated location and a detailed atmosphere.
  • A gothic genre needs to have tension and suspicion and the discripition of the weather is really important.



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