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Key. Words. Codes and conventions. Gothic. Gothic Features. Using your homework, . think. about the different features of gothic genre . Discuss the features of gothic genre in . pairs. Share. your features with the class.
Chapter 16. Abbey Church of Saint-Denis. Ambulatory and choir. Saint-Denis, France. 1140-1144. Abbey Church of Saint-Denis . Saint-Denis, France 1140-1144. Rib Vaulting. The barrel-vaulted spaces of early Romanesque naves covered vast spaces and were relatively fireproof. But the barrel vaults failed in one critical requirement—lighting. Due to the great outward thrust the continuous semicircular vault exerted, a clerestory was difficult (but not impossible) to construct. A more complex and efficient type of vaulting was needed. Structurally, the central problem of Romanesque architecture was the need to develop a masonry vault system that admitted light..
A genre of spooky stories. The Gothic Movement. A reaction to Enlightenment rationalism, which was concerned with classical principles and scientific progress. . Gothic novels drew upon the conventions of the medieval (chivalric) romances that told of knights battling with magic and monsters. .
Now, using the images on the following slides, refine your ideas.. Henry Fuseli, . The Nightmare. (1781). Gothic characteristics. Arrange the cards so that you have a quotation from at least one text that matches the key Gothic characteristic..
1835-1880. Nineteenth-Century Revivals. In mid-century, a dramatic shift away from styles from antiquity; Style related to tumultuous times.. Emergence of “Picturesque”: Creating or composing a picture of an idyllic, natural lifestyle; A direct contrast to the formality, symmetry, and rigidity of the Roman, Greek, and Georgian styles..
DEFINITION. Gothic novel is a genre or mode of literature and film that combines fiction and horror, death and at times, romance. . HISTORY. Its origin is attributed to English author Horace Walpole, with his 1764 novel The Castle of Otranto. It originated in England in the second half of the 18th century and had much success in the 19.
1. Setting in a castle. . The action takes place in and around an old castle, sometimes seemingly abandoned, sometimes occupied. The castle often contains secret passages, trap doors, secret rooms, trick panels with hidden levers, dark or hidden staircases, and possibly ruined sections. .
People began to leave the country and flock to the cities which began to flourish during the Gothic period.. The church became the most important influence in art and daily life.. The term “Gothic” was at first used as a term of ridicule but Gothic art was energetic and dynamic..
In . Frankenstein. . ~ courtesy of San Dieguito Union High School District English Department. Romanticism. Definition. : . A movement of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries that marked the reaction in literature, philosophy, art, religion, and politics to the formalism of the preceding (Neoclassic) period. .
Definition. Gothic. (. goth. -IK): a literary style . usually . portrayed fantastic tales dealing with horror, despair, the grotesque and other “dark” subjects. Gothic literature was named for the apparent influence of the dark gothic architecture of the period on the genre. Also, many of these Gothic tales took places in such “gothic” surroundings. .
By Myriam Miller . History of the term “Gothic”. The term Gothic can refer to many things:. Style of Art such as novels, paintings, architecture and even music and its fans. . The term “gothic” was used because of the art’s resemblance to the Goths and their way of life and their language..
The Enlightenment. Romaticism. Reason. Passion/. emotion. Human Nature. Nature . Man over Nature. Nature. over Man. Forward Looking. Backwards Looking/ Nostalgic. Satirises. the Middle Ages. Embraces the Middle Ages.