The Dark side of Gothic literature is not just a literary genre, but an entire culture.
We’ll explore that in this post, and it’s a term that’s used often in our discussions with readers.
Gothic Literature is defined as “literature with an emphasis on the supernatural” or “literary fiction that portrays supernatural events, people, places, or events in a manner that is at once familiar and disturbing.”
In other words, it’s fiction that explores the themes of death, destruction, and the supernatural.
The Dark and Dark Side is the term coined by author Mary Oliver, and its also the term used by the author of the book The Dark Knight Rises, Christopher Nolan.
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