Gothic undercurrents movie | American history homework help
Answer the following questions based on information specifically provided in the film Gothic Undercurrents:
1. How did writers use gothic writing during this time period? What topics did they explore and why?
2. What is manifest destiny according to the film? And what affect did this have on the American people?
3. What American fears did Melville expose in Moby Dick?
4. How is Emily Dickinson’s work linked to the Gothic genre?
5.What traditional conventions did Hawthorne, Melville, and Dickinson challenge?