The Romance of the Forest

How does Ann Ward Radcliffe use imagery in The Romance of the Forest?

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"He approached, and perceived the Gothic remains of an abbey: it stood on a kind of rude lawn, overshadowed by high and spreading trees, which seemed coeval with the building, and diffused a romantic gloom around."

"The comparison between himself and the gradation of decay, which these columns exhibited, was but too obvious and affecting."


The Romance of the Forest