The Gothic Short-Answer Task – The Castle of Otranto and A Sicilian Romance

The Gothic Short-Answer Task – The Castle of Otranto and A Sicilian Romance

Answer the following question on Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto OR Ann Radcliffe’s A Sicilian Romance. Your response should be presented as an essay. In Gothic literature, the castle is commonly understood as a contested space. Consider how the castle in The Castle of Otranto OR A Sicilian Romance is a contested space with respect to one of the following pairings: ▪ rational and supernatural ▪ father and child ▪ past and present ▪ male and female 900-1000 Words