Lesson 1 (from Advertisement & Chapter I)
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Horror fiction is a genre of literature, which is intended to or has the capacity to frighten its readers. Examples of elements of horror fiction in Wieland; and Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist include the mysterious visions, the preoccupation with killing for Wieland, and the discovery of the note written in blood in the dress. The objective of this lesson is to examine how the writing style of this section reveals the genre of this book as a horror fiction novel.
1) Class Discussion: What is genre? What is a horror fiction novel? Identify elements of a horror fiction novel in this chapter. What does the author reveal about the characters in these settings that immediately introduces the element of a horror fiction novel? What do you find terrifying, foreboding, or unnatural in the story? Are supernatural elements such as demons, death, or...
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