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How do writers create suspense and mystery in a selection of stories from the genre '19th Century Gothic Horror'

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How do writers create suspense and mystery in a selection of stories from the genre '19th Century Gothic Horror' In the 19th century, Gothic Horror started to become popular. It is said to have been started by the novel 'The Castle of Otranto' by Horace Walpole. ...read more.


But with the introduction of Sherlock Holmes, people started to apply logic and reason to seemingly impossible situations, as did Holmes. Each of the three stories - 'The Red Room' by H. G. Wells, 'The Monkey's Paw' by W. ...read more.


Each of the stories are also set at night which creates a spooky and tense atmosphere as it was believed that strange things happened at night in Victorian times. They all have mysterious characters who we know only very vaguely, either by a description or their surname which keeps us in suspense about who they really are or what they are like ?? ?? ?? ?? Matt Denmark 10y1 Miss Balchin ...read more.

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