The Gothic Novel Parody
In this free online course, learn how ‘Northanger Abbey’ is referred to as a Gothic parody based on satirizing the forms
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This free online course presents how Jane Austen satirizes Gothic Parody due to a huge obsession with gothic novels in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century. You will learn about the plot of ‘Northanger Abbey’ and the Education of Catherine Morland that happens through her gothic experiences. This course is arranged systematically and presented clearly so you will easily be able to understand the given concepts.
Next, the course will cover the notion of Gothic reading, the sparks of philosophy and, Mentor Figures pertaining to ‘Northanger Abbey’. The course then goes on to explain about Gothic parody, the ‘Female Gothic’ and Despotism in general. The course emphasizes how ‘Northanger Abbey’ evokes and plays with Gothic tropes and conventions, and it alludes to other Gothic novels.
Finally, you will learn about parodying the Gothic Villain and the various characteristics that represent a Gothic Villain. The Gothic Novel Parody is an informative course which will interest students of English Literature, Researchers in Gothic Studies or those who have an interest in these topics. Why wait? Sign up for this course and start learning today!Start Course Now
Mocking the Popular Gothic
Mocking the Popular Gothic – Learning Outcomes
Gothic Terrors and the Education of Catherine Morland
Gothic Reading and Mentor Figures
Gothic Parody and Female Gothic
Parodying the Gothic Villain
Mocking the Popular Gothic – Lesson Summary
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Define what parody is in the context of Gothic Fiction
- Outline the plot of the novel ‘Northanger Abbey’
- Discuss the education process of Catherine Morland through her Gothic experiences
- Explain the notions of ‘Gothic Reading’
- Recognize the brand of the Female Gothic depicted in the novel
- Identify the various characteristics that represent a Gothic Villain
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